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Tara Westover

Educated

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By Tara Westover

The true story of a girl who fought for her right to an education, and paid a huge price along the way (NOT a student loan joke)

Format: Paperback
Pages: 352

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Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Raised by her survivalist parents to mistrust the government, she learnt to say no to insurance, hospitals – and school.

So without any formal education, Tara began to secretly educate herself. Today, she is a graduate of Harvard and Cambridge. Educated is an account of that journey and Tara's struggle between her desire for knowledge and her loyalty to a home filled with pain, violence and fear.

Read if you: have recently said "I HATE STUDYING" and need some motivation, OR if you want to start a conversation with "So I read this book that Obama recommended"