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Educated

Educated by Tara Westover
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Feb 20, 2018 | 352 Pages
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Educated shines a light on a part of our country that we too often overlook. Tara Westover’s powerful tale—of trying to find a place for herself in the world, without losing her connection to her family or her beloved home—deserves to be widely read. My Mamaw would have been rooting for Tara.”—J. D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy

“This remarkable memoir—one of the best I’ve ever read—is my kind of miracle. The book made me cringe, cry out, cover my eyes, shake with anger, beam with pride, and appreciate the trials that led to my own education. Tara Westover’s story will find a place alongside modern classic memoirs like Wild and The Glass Castle. It’s that special.”—Susannah Cahalan, author of Brain on Fire

“Breathtaking, heart-wrenching, inspirational—I’ve never read anything like this. Educated is one of the best books, and Westover one of the most gifted writers, that I’ve read in a very long time.”—Amy Chua, Yale law professor and author of Political Tribes and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

“A punch to the gut, a slow burn, a savage indictment, a love letter . . . Rarely have I read a book that made me so uncomfortable, so enraged, and at the same time so utterly, entirely absorbed.”—Claire Dederer, author of Love and Trouble

Educated is a wise and deep reflection about surviving one’s family. This is memoir at its best.”—Kelly Corrigan, author of The Middle Place

“Marvelous . . . There is no feeling like discovering a young writer springing up fully armed with so much talent.”—Stephen Fry

“An unflinching account of love and brutality, of the strength of blood ties and the power of imagination, and of a young woman whose intellect, self-knowledge, and courage illuminate every page . . . There are passages so painfully vivid that they sear themselves into the memory.”—Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent

“Powerful, moving, brave, naked, and completely at home in its form. This is a daughter’s story of how she grew into herself and came to understand her home.”—Mona Simpson, author of Casebook and Anywhere but Here

“A memoir that is fit to stand alongside classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage . . . a compelling and ultimately joyous account of self-determination.”The Sunday Times (UK)

“One of the best, most absorbing memoirs I’ve ever read.”Stylist

“Fiercely intelligent . . . a fascinating and compassionate view of another world.”The Pool

“An inspiring and important tale for our times.”—Rebecca Stott, author of In the Days of Rain

“Unflinching in confronting the cost of self-preservation, this book is beautiful in its bravery.”—Imogen Hermes Gowar, author of The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock

“A striking story, beautifully told. Tara Westover is an incredible talent.”—Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of The Last Act of Love

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