The Resource Educated : a memoir, Tara Westover

Educated : a memoir, Tara Westover

Label
Educated : a memoir
Title
Educated
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Tara Westover
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaOAUW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Westover, Tara
Dewey number
370.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Westover, Tara
  • Westover, Tara
  • Women
  • Survivalism
  • Home schooling
  • Women college students
  • Victims of family violence
  • Subculture
  • Idaho
  • Idaho
Label
Educated : a memoir, Tara Westover
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Various places and publishers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Canadian edition.
Extent
xv, 334 pages
Isbn
9781443452472
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
  • Globe and Mail Bestseller List
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1027745934
  • (OAUW)278581
Label
Educated : a memoir, Tara Westover
Publication
Note
Various places and publishers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Canadian edition.
Extent
xv, 334 pages
Isbn
9781443452472
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
  • Globe and Mail Bestseller List
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1027745934
  • (OAUW)278581

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