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Wildly_Bookish
Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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This book has me thinking hard tonight. I finished, I enjoyed it... but I'm stuck here thinking about how I didn't finish college because of money, and this girl grew up in a junk yard and made it to Cambridge and Harvard. I guess I should've worked harder.

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Samara_Kipnis
Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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Pickpick

Unbelievable, yet it is. Insightful. Amazing to witness someone so fully present in examining and creating her own identity.

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Samara_Kipnis
Una educacin | Tara Westover

“I had begun to conceive of what my education might cost me, and I had begun to resent it” (293).

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Samara_Kipnis
Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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I love how much she learned from Bob Marley! ❤️💛💚

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sisilia
Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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Just started this... Omg 🤯

sprainedbrain Expect more of that. 🤪 18h
Caroline2 Such an amazing book! 💖 18h
sisilia @sprainedbrain This is like a cross between Glass Castle and The Poisonwood Bible 4h
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Wildly_Bookish
Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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About half way through this. Really enjoying it so far, despite memoirs/biographies not being my usual cup of tea.

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Karisa
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#LitsyLearn @Alora

1) Vegetarian. Teaching for 10 years. Love black licorice.

2) The Alchemist

3) Nope, just on Twitter.

4) Too cold (probably because I'm from a place that reaches 110* F).

Alora Hi Karisa!! Thank you so much for playing and reposting! 💜 Is the lie black liquorice?! 2d
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I'm guess black licorice as well. 2d
Eggbeater Also guessing licorice. 2d
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Karisa Nope! I'm a black-licorice-loving weirdo. 😂 2d
Megabooks You‘re not a vegetarian 🤔 1d
Karisa @Megabooks Good guess, but I'm a non-meat-eating weirdo too! 😂 1d
Karisa Lie= Teaching for 10 years (actually been 20 years). 💯% dork though. 1d
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ElectricKatyLand
Mehso-so

Other parents have told me this book is life-changing. I didn't get that, but my toddler may be too young for this to really apply. The overall book can be summed up by the final three pages, which provide a check-list of ways to make sure you balance your emotional and logical responses to your child's still-developing reactions to the world.

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AnneCecilie
Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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Another thing I‘ve learned from listening to this memoir is that you can do and be everything you want to. Tara is “home schooled” which in this case means that she‘s not doing any school at all, but working with her dad. When she decides she wants to go to college she studies hard to pass the tests. She gets in. She then applies to summer school at Cambridge. And gets in with some help from a professor. So hard work and some luck.

#TIL #NFNov

Mandoul Sounds good, thanks! 4d
Clwojick 4 pts. 4d
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AnneCecilie
Educated: A Memoir | Tara Westover
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I‘ve listened to Educated a lot in the recent days and one of the things I‘ve learned is that when you are mistreated or physically abused by one or more family members, you can only fool your self for so long. Tara has some very bad experiences with one of her brothers that she explain away for years, but eventually she realize that her experience isn‘t normal or accepted behavior.
#TIL #NFNov

Eggs I agree 4d
Clwojick 4 pts. 4d
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