Educated : a memoir / Tara Westover.
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|Bethel Public Library||LARGE TYPE WESTOVER (Text to phone)||34030142361168||Adult Large Type||On holds shelf||-|
|Brookfield Library||921/WESTOVER LARGE PRINT (Text to phone)||34029145292446||Adult New Large Type||On holds shelf||-|
|C.H. Booth Library - Newtown||LP B WES (Text to phone)||34014141707852||Adult New Large Type||Checked out||09/03/2019|
|Douglas Library of Hebron||LRG PRI 270.092 WESTOVER (Text to phone)||33400142826919||Adult Nonfiction Large Type||Checked out||09/03/2019|
|Douglas Library of Hebron||LRG PRI 270.092 WESTOVER (Text to phone)||33400145568575||Adult Nonfiction Large Type||Checked out||08/26/2019|
|Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven||LTE F WESTOVER (Text to phone)||31953142957268||Adult New Fiction Large Type||Checked out||09/10/2019|
|Mark Twain Library Association - Redding||270.092 Wes LP (Text to phone)||33620142412739||Adult Large Type||On holds shelf||-|
|Milford Public Library||270.092 W (Text to phone)||34013141974736||Adult New Large Type||Checked out||09/04/2019|
|Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton||B WESTOVER L.T. ed. (Text to phone)||34025142444006||Adult Large Type||On holds shelf||-|
|Ridgefield Library||LP B WESTOVER (Text to phone)||34010142099430||Adult Nonfiction Large Type||Checked out||09/03/2019|
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- ISBN: 0525589988 : PAP
- ISBN: 9780525589983 : PAP
- ISBN: 9780525589983
- ISBN: 0525589988
- Physical Description: 512 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
- Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, 
- Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 5 / 5.0
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"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.
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