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    Title
    Educated : a memoir
    Author
    Westover, Tara author.  
    Publisher:
    Random House Publishing Group,
    Pub date:
    [2018]
    Physical desc:
    1 online resource (xiii, 334 pages)
    ISBN:
    9780399590511
    Copy info:
    1 copy available in ONLINE.
    1 copy total in all locations.
    • 9780399590511
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      Call number Copies Material Location
      CT3262 .I2 W47 2018 eb 1 Electronic Book ONLINE

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ISBN:
9780399590511
ISBN:
039959051X
ISBN:
9781473538641
ISBN:
1473538645
ISBN:
(ISBN invalid)9780399590504
ISBN:
(ISBN invalid)0399590501
ISBN:
(ISBN invalid)9781786330529
ISBN:
(ISBN invalid)1786330520
Personal Author:
Westover, Tara author.
Title:
Educated : a memoir / Tara Westover.
Publication info:
New York : Random House Publishing Group, [2018]
Physical descrip:
1 online resource (xiii, 334 pages)
Contents:
Choose the good -- The midwife -- Cream shoes -- Apache women -- Honest dirt -- Shield and buckler -- The Lord will provide -- Tiny harlots -- Perfect in his generations -- Shield of feathers -- Instinct -- Fish eyes -- Silence and the churches -- My feet no longer touch the earth -- No more a child -- Disloyal man, disobedient heaven -- To keep it holy -- Blood and feathers -- In the beginning -- Recitals of the fathers -- Skullcap -- What we whispered and what we screamed -- "I'm from Idaho" -- A knight, errant -- The work of sulphur -- Waiting for moving water -- If i were a woman -- Pygmalion -- Graduation -- The hand of the almighty -- Tragedy -- A brawling woman in a wide house -- Sorcery of physics -- The substance of things -- West of the sun -- Four long arms, whirling -- Gambling for redemption -- The family, morality, and social science -- The princess -- Educated.
Summary:
"Tara Westover was seventeen 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 junkyard. The family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara's older brothers became violent. As a way out, Tara began to educate herself, learning enough mathematics and grammar to be admitted to Brigham Young University. Her quest for knowledge would transform her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge. Only then would she wonder if she'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home. With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Tara Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one's life through new eyes, and the will to change it."--Provided by publisher.
Personal subject:
Westover, Tara--Family.
Subject term:
Women--Idaho--Biography.
Subject term:
Survivalism--Idaho--Biography.
Subject term:
Home schooling--Idaho--Anecdotes.
Subject term:
Women college students--United States--Biography.
Subject term:
Victims of family violence--Idaho--Biography.
Subject term:
Subculture--Idaho.
Subject term:
Christian biography.
Geographic term:
Idaho--Biography.
Geographic term:
Idaho--Rural conditions--Anecdotes.
Genre:
Biographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919896
Genre:
Autobiographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919894
Genre:
Anecdotes. fast (OCoLC)fst01423876
Genre:
Electronic books.
Genre:
Autobiography. fast (OCoLC)fst00822597
Genre:
Autobiographies. lcgft
Genre:
Anecdotes. lcgft
Genre:
Autobiography. lcgft
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