Educated : a memoir
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : Random House, [2018].
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
xv, 334 pages ; 25 cm
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 270.092 WESTOVE 2018
Round Rock Public Library  3 available
NF 270.092 WESTOVE 2018

Description

Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

Copies

LocationCall NumberStatusDue Date
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)NF 270.092 WESTOVE 2018Checked OutOctober 26, 2021
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)NF 270.092 WESTOVE 2018On Shelf
Round Rock Public LibraryNF 270.092 WESTOVE 2018On Shelf
Round Rock Public LibraryNF 270.092 WESTOVE 2018Checked OutOctober 31, 2021
Round Rock Public LibraryNF 270.092 WESTOVE 2018On Shelf
Show All Copies

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Other Editions and Formats

More Details

Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
0399590501, 9780399590504
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 6.4, 19 Points

Notes

Description
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.
Action
cc,2018-02-21,SB

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Westover, T. (2018). Educated: a memoir (First edition.). Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Westover, Tara. 2018. Educated: A Memoir. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Westover, Tara. Educated: A Memoir New York: Random House, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Westover, Tara. Educated: A Memoir First edition., Random House, 2018.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.