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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 920 Westover
Author: Westover, Tara,
Title: Educated :
Remainder of title: a memoir /
Summary, etc. note: "Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. The 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's older brothers became violent. As a way out, Tara began to educate herself, learning enough mathematics and grammar to be admitted to Brigham Young University. Her quest for knowledge would transform her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge. Only then would she wonder if she'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home. With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Tara Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one's life through new eyes, and the will to change it."--Provided by publisher.

International Standard Book Number: 9780399590504
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780399590511 (ebook)
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Geographic area code: n-us-id
Geographic area code: n-us---
Classification number: CT3262.I2
Item number: W47 2018
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 270.092
Classification number: B
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Tara Westover.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York, NY
Name of publisher: Random House
Date of publication: 2018
: New York :
: Random House,
: [2018]
Extent: xv, 334 pages ; 24 cm.
Dimensions: 25 cm
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
Formatted contents note: Choose the good -- The midwife -- Cream shoes -- Apache women -- Honest dirt -- Shield and buckler -- The Lord will provide -- Tiny harlots -- Perfect in his generations -- Shield of feathers -- Instinct -- Fish eyes -- Silence and the churches -- My feet no longer touch the earth -- No more a child -- Disloyal man, disobedient heaven -- To keep it holy -- Blood and feathers -- In the beginning -- Recitals of the fathers -- Skullcap -- What we whispered and what we screamed -- "I'm from Idaho" -- A knight, errant -- The work of sulphur -- Waiting for moving water -- If i were a woman -- Pygmalion -- Graduation -- The hand of the almighty -- Tragedy -- A brawling woman in a wide house -- Sorcery of physics -- The substance of things -- West of the sun -- Four long arms, whirling -- Gambling for redemption -- The family, morality, and social science -- The princess -- Educated.
Source of acquisition: B & T 07/16/2018
Purchase price: $ 28.00
Personal name: Westover, Tara
General subdivision: Family.
Subject: Women
Subject: Survivalism
Subject: Home schooling
Subject: Women college students
Subject: Victims of family violence
Subject: Subculture
Subject: Christian biography.
Subject: Idaho
Form subdivision: Biography.
Form subdivision: Biography.
Form subdivision: Anecdotes.
Form subdivision: Biography.
Form subdivision: Biography.
Form subdivision: Anecdotes.
General subdivision: Rural conditions
Geographic subdivision: Idaho
Geographic subdivision: Idaho
Geographic subdivision: Idaho
Geographic subdivision: United States
Geographic subdivision: Idaho
Geographic subdivision: Idaho.
Geographic name: Idaho
Form subdivision: Biography.
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: 1 shelf copy
: policy default
: HAND CARRY X COPIES/CIP COPY/LP COPY/ANY COPIES NEEDED FOR CONGRESSIONAL LOAN; DO NOT DISCARD; PLS CONTACT/scar, x7717 2018-05-25
: rf21 2017-10-03
: rf07 2018-03-07 CIP Ver. to Hand Carry
: rf21 2017-10-03 to Dewey
: xm09 2017-10-03

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