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Progressives Book Club - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

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Join us as we discuss Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover. It’s an unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.

The Progressives Book Club meets on the second Monday of every month. New members are always welcome!

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Earlier Event: June 10
The Public
Later Event: June 11
Woodstock Summer Farmer's Market