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Tara Westover

Autor(a) de Educated: A Memoir

5 Works 9,586 Membros 512 Críticas 2 Favorited

About the 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, mostrar mais 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. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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This memoir has been recommended to me many times over since it came out, and I was more than impressed. I truly wish there was a way to more elegantly put how well written this book is. There is such great narrative detail in not just the setting and what was happening around Tara, but also a brilliant narrative description of the mental turmoil that she went through coming to terms with her childhood and the trauma she had faced. There was never a moment where I didn't feel connected and intrigued by the story, and I normally have a harder time with nonfiction stories. The accolades that this story has received are truly well deserved and I am glad to have finally read it.… (mais)
 
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clougreen | 511 outras críticas | Feb 27, 2024 |
Such a powerful book. Couldn't put it down!
 
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mjphillips | 511 outras críticas | Feb 23, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | 511 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
I listened to this book prior to a conference where I would hear the author speak. Working in higher education, I found this book fascinating and purchased the paperback version later read through the book in physical format.
 
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Obras
5
Membros
9,586
Popularidade
#2,505
Avaliação
½ 4.3
Críticas
512
ISBN
77
Línguas
21
Marcado como favorito
2

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