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Educated (Random House LCC US)

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Artikelnummer: 9781984854858

#1  NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL,  AND  BOSTON GLOBE  BESTSELLER  & #8226   NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY  THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW  & #8226   ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA& #8217 S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR  & #8226 BILL GATES& #8217 S HOLIDAY READING LIST  & #8226 FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE& #8217 S AWARD IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY & #8226 FINALIST FOR  THE  NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE& #8217 S JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK  & #8226 FINALIST FOR THE PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD  & #8226 FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES BOOK PRIZE NAMED ONE OF PASTE& #8217 S BEST MEMOIRS OF THE DECADE & #8226 NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post & #8226 O: The Oprah Magazine & #8226 Time & #8226 NPR & #8226 Good Morning America & #8226 San Francisco Chronicle & #8226 The Guardian & #8226 The Economist & #8226 Financial Times & #8226 Newsday & #8226 New York Post & #8226 theSkimm & #8226 Refinery29 & #8226 Bloomberg & #8226 Self & #8226 Real Simple & #8226 Town & Country & #8226 Bustle & #8226 Paste & #8226 Publishers Weekly & #8226 Library Journal & #8226 LibraryReads & #8226 BookRiot & #8226 Pamela Paul, KQED & #8226 New York Public Library An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara& #8217 s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she& #8217 d traveled too far, if there was still a way home. & #8220 Beautiful and propulsive . . . Despite the singularity of [Tara Westover& #8217 s] childhood, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?& #8221 & #8212 Vogue & #8220 Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, and resonant for many others.& #8221 & #8212 The New York Times Book Review

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