IL: UG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 19
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"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. The family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure...
Lumen/Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial USA, LLC
"Westover ha escrito una historia extraordinaria--su propia historia--una formidable epopeya, desgarradora e inspiradora, sobre la posibilidad de ver la vida a travaes de otros ojos, y de cambiar"- A "memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University"--