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Educated

A Memoir

Tara Westover

Tara Westover was 17 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 peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's ...
Publish Date
2018
February 20
Goodreads rating
4.47
ISBN
9780399590504
Recommendations
8
Recommendations
Dec 03, 2018
I thought I was pretty good at teaching myself—until I read Tara Westover’s memoir Educated. Her ability to learn on her own blows mine right out of the water. I was thrilled to sit down with her recently to talk about the book.     source
Feb 09, 2019
Sat down in my plane seat, didn't feel take-off, 6 hours of flying, or landing. Unreal. Thank you, Tara Westover. Consider me educated.     source
Jan 03, 2020
Just finished reading “Educated”.This was an amazing book that shows the role culture plays in a person’s life & the importance of an [email protected] personal account of no formal education to receiving a PhD from Cambridge is extraordinary.Inspiring & touching read!     source
Jul 27, 2019
If you read or listen to only one book this summer, this is it. Bloody brilliant! Every word, every sentence. Rarely do I go through a book with such a rollecoaster of emotion, from love to hate. Thank you for sharing ⁦@tarawestover⁩ #Educated     source
May 16, 2019
@dhaber @tarawestover @gauravkapadia The best book I read last year ( thanks Obama quite literally )     source
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.     source
May 08, 2020
Another day, another booklist. Today: memoir—I loooooooove memoirs. As ever, please reply with your favorites so we can all add them to our reading lists. :) Also: Happy Friday. Phew.     source