Educated

byTara Westover

Paperback | February 20, 2018

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For readers of The Glass Castle and Wild, a stunning new memoir about family, loss and the struggle for a better future

#1 International Bestseller

Tara Westover was seventeen when she first set foot in a classroom. Instead of traditional lessons, she grew up learning how to stew herbs into medicine, scavenging in the family scrap yard and helping her family prepare for the apocalypse. She had no birth certificate and no medical records and had never been enrolled in school.

Westover’s mother proved a marvel at concocting folk remedies for many ailments. As Tara developed her own coping mechanisms, little by little, she started to realize that what her family was offering didn’t have to be her only education. Her first day of university was her first day in school—ever—and she would eventually win an esteemed fellowship from Cambridge and graduate with a PhD in intellectual history and political thought.

 

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, went on to graduate from Brigham Youn...
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Title:EducatedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inPublished:February 20, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443452483

ISBN - 13:9781443452489

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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