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#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR • BILL GATES’S HOLIDAY READING LIST • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE’S AWARD IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE’S JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK • FINALIST FOR THE PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD • FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES BOOK PRIZE

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An unforgettable memoir a few younger woman who, stored out of faculty, leaves her survivalist household and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge College

Born to survivalists within the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the primary time she set foot in a classroom. Her household was so remoted from mainstream society that there was nobody to make sure the youngsters acquired an schooling, and nobody to intervene when considered one of Tara’s older brothers turned violent. When one other brother obtained himself into faculty, Tara determined to attempt a brand new form of life. Her quest for information remodeled her, taking her over oceans and throughout continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge College. Solely then would she marvel if she’d traveled too far, if there was nonetheless a approach dwelling.

“Stunning and propulsive . . . Regardless of the singularity of [Tara Westover’s] childhood, the questions her ebook poses are common: How a lot of ourselves ought to we give to these we love? And the way a lot should we betray them to develop up?”—Vogue

“Westover has one way or the other managed not solely to seize her unsurpassably distinctive upbringing, however to make her present scenario appear not so distinctive in any respect, and resonant for a lot of others.”—The New York Occasions Ebook Evaluate



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