A book about childhood and what it’s like to be raised without an education.
Educated by Tara Westover is a book about Westover’s life. She comes from a family who rejects education and leaves their community to find out the world outside. Through her journey of overcoming the odds, she realizes how much knowledge can help her find her place in the world. This book is based on Westover’s real life experiences and provides an insight.
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Tara Westover was born in Idaho, but she grew up in the woods. She learned how to survive thanks to her parents’ survival skills. Tara’s father taught her how to shoot guns. He also showed her how to hunt and fish.
“Born to survive in the wilderness of Idaho, Tara Westwood was 17 the first time she set feet in a classroom. “The Book Guide® Editor
Her mother taught her how to read and write. At school, Tara studied hard, and she graduated from high school. After graduating, Tara went to Harvard and Cambridge University.
Her journey took her to many places, including Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. She wanted to become an educated woman. Her quest for knowledge took her over oceans and across countries. In the end, at Harvard and Cambridge University, she wondered if she had gone too far away from home.
Educated: A Memoir (2018) by Tara WestoverDune (2007) By: Glennon Doyle
by The Book Guide® Editors4.3/5 Very good