Educated

  • Type: Books
  • By: Tara Westover
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: Biography & Memoir
  • Recommended by: Evelina A.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780399590504
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A great book that explores the importance of education and struggles between family and knowledge.

This memoir takes you on a journey of a girl born into a survivalist family without any access to formal education or health services. Ms. Westover documents her struggles growing up with parents who believed in isolationism and self-sufficiency. So how did Tara become interested in furthering her knowledge? You must read her compelling story of growing up in isolation to studying at Brigham Young University, then onto Harvard and Cambridge.