في هذه المذكرات تروي لنا "تارا" الفتاة الامريكية حياتها منذ طفولتها. تحكي قصة كفاحها للتوفيق بين رغبتها في التعليم والاستقلال الذاتي مع أيديولوجية أسرتها الجامدة. صدر الكتاب عام 2018، وكان من أكثر الكتب مبيعاً في نيويورك تايمز، وقامت كل من صحيفة نيويورك تايمز، وذي أتلانتيك، ويو إس إيه توداي، وفوج، والإيكونومست، وغيرها من الصحف بمراجعته بشكل إيجابي. كما وضعها الرئيس الأمريكى السابق باراك أوباما، في قائمة القراءة الصيفية السنوية، ووصفها بأنها "رائعة".
Translated to Arabic, 'Educated', by Tara Westover. 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.
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Westover, Tara تارا ويستوفر
Madarek Publishing House, Riyadh, 2020
17 x 24 cm
Memoirs - Ex-Cultist - Education
About the Author: Tara Westover is an American author living in the UK. Born in Idaho to a father opposed to public education, she never attended school. She spent her days working in her father's junkyard or stewing herbs for her mother, a self-taught herbalist and midwife. She was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom, and after that first taste, she pursued learning for the next decade. She received a 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