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As a former educator and someone who spent twenty years of my life in school, I truly believe in the power of education. This is a story where you root for the underdog, the author of this book, who overcame amazing obstacles in her life. In this case, life is stranger than fiction.
What is Educated About?
In this remarkable memoir, the author tells of her journey through education, which only begins at the age of 17. Until this point, her father (a Mormon Fundamentalist) had kept her, along with his wife and their seven children “off the grid,” living in rural Idaho, away from doctors, dentists, and teachers. He stockpiled ammunition and hoarded food, waiting for the end of days.
Not only does she break away from this life, she exceeds her wildest expectations, earning a Ph.D. at Cambridge University.
Check out my downloadable “Books Club Questions for EDUCATED, A MEMOIR” at the end of this post!
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The My Purse Strings Virtual Book Club ran from 2018 to 2020. What started as an outlet to discuss books and to motivate me to read has turned into a Facebook Group where we recommend our favorite books, discuss what we’re currently reading, and I share the newest blog posts, product reviews, wellness tips, and more.
PAST VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION PICKS
Check out the “Moloka’i” discussion questions and answers from our Book Chat in March. Scroll to the bottom of that blog post to view them. We were so lucky to have the author attend our last book discussion!
To check out our other selections so far, see our list below:
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Book Club Discussion Questions
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