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.