Tara Westover grew up in rural Idaho as the daughter of survivalists who rejected mainstream society. In her teens, Tara began to question the lessons of her upbringing and set out to become educated. This is her painful but ultimately triumphant story.

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Tara Westover, Tara Westover was born in Idaho in 1986. She received her BA from Brigham Young University in 2008 and was subsequently awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. She earned an MPhil from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 2009, and in 2010 was a visiting fellow at Harvard University. She returned to Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD in history in 2014. Educated is her first book. (From the publisher)




Random House

Publish Date

20 February 2018