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Book Review of Educated: A Memoir

Educated: A Memoir
Educated: A Memoir
Author: Tara Westover
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Book Type: Hardcover
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Whew...Very difficult reading about her life. It's hard to understand unless you have walked a mile in her shoes. But I would think each time she had to confront her family, things would have been different. Daughter in a large family of strict religious Mormons growing up in Utah. Barely home schooled at all by her mother, and determined to break away and get herself "educated". This is based on her memoirs, and her whole life and that of her siblings was one heartbreak after another. Tyrannical, religious father, submissive mother, and obviously mental illness running in her family. Mostly the brainwashing that went on was difficult to understand. I need an easy breezy beach read now!