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“Educated,” by Tara Westover | The New Yorker

Jun 18, 2018 - Westover examines her childhood with unsparing clarity, and, more startlingly, with curiosity and love, even for those who have seriously failed or wronged her. In part, this is a book about being a stranger in a strange land; Westover, adrift at university, can't help but miss her mountain home

Book Review: Tara Westover's 'Educated' Shares Too Much › 2020/02 › book-review-educated-tara-wes...

Feb 29, 2020 - She's been through more in 33 years than many have in a lifetime, has graduated from esteemed institutions, and continues her climb in the academic world — all without ever gaining her high-school diploma. It's sensational, yes, and heartrending and painful. But Westover's memoir never comes full circle.

The Education of an Ambivalent Feminist | Boston Review › literature-culture-arts-society › micki-mcelya-educ...

Jun 29, 2018 - The Education of an Ambivalent Feminist from Boston Review. Tara Westover's best-selling memoir may reveal more about the place of feminism in contemporary U.S. life than any book in recent memory.

Review: Tara Westover's 'Educated: A Memoir' - The › magazine › archive › 2018/03 › tara-westover...

Mar 15, 2018 - Tara Westover's coming-of-age story follows her upbringing in a survivalist family, and her decision to leave that life behind

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