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Educated (2018) is Tara Westover's memoir. Tara was raised in a Mormon family in rural Idaho and was able to receive a PhD from University of Cambridge, despite never attending school. But she had to pay a high price to achieve her academic goals. In the process, she lost her family.

Tara Westover was born in Idaho in 1986. She graduated from Brigham Young University and received a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. She did her PhD in history in 2014 and was a visiting fellow at Harvard University. Educated is her debut book.

  • Readers who love to read memoirs
  • Anyone who wants to look into a Mormon family
  • Teachers and others curious about higher education