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Educated - Tara Westover
Educated
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An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains... show more
An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peac
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399590504 (399590501)
ASIN: 399590501
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
5.0 Educated by Tara Westover
What else is there to say? This book made me gasp and cringe and shiver. I kept audibly reacting to this book prompting a lot of discussion with my spouse. Westover's was a truly awful experience, vividly rendered in this memoir. There is much about this book that may seem unbelievable, but I don't ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 An amazing achievement!
Educated, Tara Westover, author; Julia Whelan, narrator The author was raised in Idaho near a beautiful mountain called Bucks Peak. There was no record of her birth, and she never attended school. This is her inspiring story. Her parents were Fundamental Mormons who brought her up to be self-suffici...
Moonlight Madness
Moonlight Madness rated it
4.0 Where does resilience come from?
I am not a huge fan of the confessional genre - I find them largely forgettable and self-indulgent. Every once in a while, though, a memoir comes along that I have to read. This was one of those. Tara Westover was born on a mountain in Idaho, to an abusive, mentally ill father with a fundamentalis...
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