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BOOK
Title Educated : a memoir / Tara Westover
Imprint New York : Random House, [2018]

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 Stadsbibl:Slottet vån 4 Religion  270 Westover    CHECK SHELF  ---
 Stadsbibl:Slottet vån 4 Religion  270 Westover    CHECK SHELF  ---
 Husie:Vuxen Facklitteratur (200-299)  270 Westover    CHECK SHELF  ---
 Mediehotell  270 Westover    CHECK SHELF  ---
 Mediehotell  270 Westover    DUE 23-03-01  ---
 Mediehotell  270 Westover    CHECK SHELF  ---
Edition First edition
Descript xv, 334 pages 25 cm
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 in the churches -- My feet no longer touch 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 then farce -- 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 -- Family -- Watching the buffalo -- Educated
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. Her father distrusted the medical establishment, so Tara never saw a doctor or nurse. Gashes and concussions, even burns from explosions, were all treated at home with herbalism. 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 an older brother became violent. When another brother got himself into college and came back with news of the world beyond the mountain, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. She taught herself enough mathematics, grammar, and science to take the ACT and was admitted to Brigham Young University. There, she studied psychology, politics, philosophy, and history, learning for the first time about pivotal world events like the Holocaust and the Civil Rights Movement. 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'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home
Subject Westover, Tara -- Family
Westover, Tara, 1986- Author.
Survivalism -- Idaho -- Biography
Preparedness -- Biography
Mormons -- Idaho -- Biography
Women college students -- United States -- Biography
Women -- Idaho -- Biography
Women college students -- United States -- Biography
Survivalism -- Idaho -- Biography
Home schooling -- Idaho -- Anecdotes
Christian biography
Subculture -- Idaho
Victims of family violence -- Idaho -- Biography
Adult children of dysfunctional families -- Idaho -- Biography
Survivalism
Mormoner
Dysfunktionella familjer
Barn som far illa
Våld i familjen
Undervisning i hemmet
Självstudier
Autodidakter
Idaho -- Rural conditions -- Anecdotes
Idaho -- Biography
Förenta staterna -- Idaho
Autobiographies.
Anecdotes.
Autobiography.
Självbiografier
Biografi
USA
Classmark 270.092
Lz Westover, Tara
ISBN/ISSN 9780399590504
9780525510673 storpocket
9780399590504
9780399590511 (ebook)
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