Educated: A Memoir (Unabridged) - Tara Westover

Educated: A Memoir (Unabridged)

By Tara Westover

  • Release Date: 2018-02-20
  • Genre: Biography & Memoir
  • ℗ © 2018 Random House Audio

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Educated: A Memoir (Unabridged) Tara Westover

Summary : Educated: A Memoir (Unabridged)

Number one New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Globe best seller
Washington Post and USA Today best seller
Long-listed for the Carnegie Medal of Excellence
President Barack Obama's 2018 summer reading
One of Time's Best Memoirs of 2018 So Far
One of Publishers Weekly's Ten Best Books of the Year
PBS Newshour/New York Times Book of the Month

An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University 

"Beautiful and propulsive... Despite the singularity of [Tara Westover's] childhood, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?" (Vogue)

Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education and no one to intervene when one of Tara's older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home.

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