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Educated : a memoir / Tara Westover.

Westover, Tara, author. (Author). Whelan, Julia, 1984- narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 921 WES (Text) 33500012785002 Main Checked out 12/20/2018
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 921 WES (Text) 33500012785010 Main Checked out 12/27/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525528050
  • ISBN: 0525528059
  • ISBN: 9780525528074
  • ISBN: 0525528075
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (approximately 12 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Random House Audio ; [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Formatted Contents 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.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Julia Whelan.
Summary, etc.: Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.
Author Notes

Tara Westover was born in Idaho in 1986. She received her BA from Brigham Young University in 2008 and was subsequently awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. She earned an MPhil from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 2009, and in 2010 was a visiting fellow at Harvard University. She returned to Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD in history in 2014. Educated is her first book.

Subject: Westover, Tara > Family.
Westover, Tara.
Women > Idaho > Biography.
Survivalism > Idaho > Biography.
Home schooling > Idaho > Anecdotes.
Women college students > United States > Biography.
Victims of family violence > Idaho > Biography.
Subculture > Idaho.
Christian biography.
Idaho > Rural conditions > Anecdotes.
Idaho > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
Christian biography.
Families.
Home schooling.
Rural conditions.
Subculture.
Survivalism.
Victims of family violence.
Women.
Women college students.
Idaho.
United States.
Idaho > Rural conditions > Anecdotes.
Idaho > Biography.
Audiobooks.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Autobiographies.
Audiobooks.
Anecdotes.
Audiobooks.
Autobiographies.
Biography.

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