Educated A Memoir By Tara Westove

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Tara was born into a pious Mormon family in the United States. Their parents did not trust the government and would not give.

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About Educated

Tara was born into a pious Mormon family in the United States. Their parents did not trust the government and would not give.
The child has a birth certificate, does not send the child to school, and refuses the hospital. Tara is like living in a glass box isolated from the world. She can only see the world through the perspective provided to her by her parents, thinking that this is all.
Until Tara’s other brother, who had just graduated from university, returned home, she decided to try to start a life like this. She began to study mathematics, grammar and science by herself and successfully passed the American university entrance exam, thus entering Brigham Young University. Education gave her a new perspective on her family’s view of the world. She re-examined her father’s mental illness, mother’s cowardice and brother’s violence against her, she resisted family opposition and obstacles to her education, she was torn apart by two worlds , Growing in trauma.

About Tara Westover

Tara Westover was born in Idaho in 1986. She received her BA from Brigham Young University in 2008 and was subsequently awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. She earned an MPhil from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 2009, and in 2010 was a visiting fellow at Harvard University. She returned to Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD in history in 2014. Educated is her first book.

 

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