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Educated

The international bestselling memoir

‘An amazing story, and truly inspiring. The kind of book everyone will enjoy. IT’S EVEN BETTER THAN YOU’VE HEARD.’ – Bill Gates

Selected as a
book of the year by AMAZON,
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Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn’t exist. She hadn’t been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she’d never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn’t believe in hospitals.

As she grew older, her father became more radical and her brother more violent. At sixteen, Tara knew she had to leave home. In doing so she discovered both the transformative power of education, and the price she had to pay for it.

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· From one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019


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Shortlisted for the 2018 BAMB Readers' Awards

· Recommended as a summer read by Barack Obama, Antony Beevor, India Knight, Blake Morrison and Nina Stibbe
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"A memoir to stand alongside classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage . . . a compelling and ultimately joyous account of self-determination" Sunday Times
Portrait
Tara Westover was born in rural Idaho. She studied history at Brigham Young University and upon graduation was awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. She received an MPhil in intellectual history from Trinity College, Cambridge in 2009, and a PhD in the same subject in 2014.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 400
Erscheinungsdatum 01.11.2018
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-09-951102-1
Verlag Random House Children's Books
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/12,8/3 cm
Gewicht 283 g
Verkaufsrang 605
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An inspiring book!
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Stuttgart am 11.01.2019
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Dr. Westover is indeed extraordinary. I did not know that such condition also exist(ed) in Idaho. I am not sure whether she and her siblings were not allowed to go to school because the long family tradition or because her father is bipolar (he probs was just afraid). However, the book has led me to a big question: has a formal ... Dr. Westover is indeed extraordinary. I did not know that such condition also exist(ed) in Idaho. I am not sure whether she and her siblings were not allowed to go to school because the long family tradition or because her father is bipolar (he probs was just afraid). However, the book has led me to a big question: has a formal education torn their family apart?