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Educated

The Horus Heresy Series

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
2018-02-20T00:00:00.000Z
2018-02-20T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.46
ISBN
9780399590504
Categories
Recommendations
8
Recommendations
2018-12-03T00:00:00.000Z
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
2019-02-09T00:00:00.000Z
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
2020-01-03T00:39:46.000Z
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
2019-07-27T19:34:55.000Z
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
2019-05-16T22:59:45.000Z
@dhaber @tarawestover @gauravkapadia The best book I read last year ( thanks Obama quite literally )      source
2019-02-06T05:15:56.000Z
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
2020-05-08T14:34:13.000Z
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