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Educated

A Memoir

Educated( )
Author: Westover, Tara
ISBN:978-0-399-59052-8
Publication Date:Feb 2022
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.99
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER * One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University   "Extraordinary . . . an act of courage and self-invention."--The New York Times   NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW...
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Westover, Tara (Author)
Tara Westover is an American author, based in the U.K. She was born in Idaho in 1986 and led a sheltered childhood. Her father did not believe in public education. She worked with her parents, becoming a self-taught herbalist and midwife. She did not attend a school until age seventeen. From there, went on to graduate from Brigham Young University, magna cum laude (2008) and won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. She graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge (2009) with a Master of Philosophy degree. She was a visiting fellow at Harvard University in 2010. Later, she went back to Cambridge University and earned a PhD in history (2014). Her first book is entitled, Educated: A Memoir.

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