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Review of Educated by Tara Westover

Hello Readers,

Thank you to Randomhouse for generously supplying me with a free review copy of Educated by Tara Westover. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

"I am only seven, but I understand that it is this fact more than any other, that makes my family different: we don't go to school." 

Not the most traditional opening for a book. Educated is written by Tara Westover the daughter of Morman survivalist who live in Idaho. Memoirs are funny things in that my mind tends to think they all must involve people who are older and the stories they are sharing are about people who are no longer alive. That is absolutely not true in this case because the Westover family is alive and well, and still living with their extreme survivalist nature. Memoirs also fascinate me in the sense that you can't judge them very easily because it would be like telling someone their memories are wrong or not worth sharing. When …

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