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Author: Tara Westover
Reason for Suggesting Book: Educated is the story of a woman growing up in Utah as a daughter of a survivalist family. The novel is filled with a horrific childhood events where going to school was not considered a necessity. Work in the family junkyard scrap metal business was the norm. Westover tells how she was able to break free from strong family ties and chart a life for herself that eventually leads her to a PHD from Oxford University.

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University

Category: Jennifer Deits
Attributes: Hardcover

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