Audiobook Club

Audiobook Club meets today.
books
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday
October 16, 2019
University Hills Branch
4721 Loyola Ln.
512-974-9940
Audiobook Club
Educated: A Memoir 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

“Beautiful and propulsive . . . Despite the singularity of [Tara Westover’s] childhood, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?”—Vogue

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.

Join an Austin Public Library book club to meet, mingle and chat with other literature lovers. Read and discover new books, genres and authors.

Audiobook Club
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
University Hills Branch
512-974-9940 | 4721 Loyola Ln.
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