Tara Westover was born in Idaho in 1986. She received her 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. Westover returned to Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD in history in 2014. She is the author of Educated, a memoir.
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