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June Book Club Meeting - Educated

Abigail Kruger @abigailkruger

Lone Tree Brewing Company - Lone Tree, CO
8200 Park Meadows Dr #8222

Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 1:00 AM - 2:30 AM

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Book for June is "Educated" by Tara Westover SUMMARY - 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. ACCOLADES - #1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR • BILL GATES’S HOLIDAY READING LIST • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE’S AWARD IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE’S JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK • FINALIST FOR THE PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • O: The Oprah Magazine • Time • NPR • Good Morning America • San Francisco Chronicle • The Guardian • The Economist • Financial Times • Newsday • New York Post • theSkimm • Refinery29 • Bloomberg • Self • Real Simple • Town & Country • Bustle • Paste • Publishers Weekly • Library Journal • LibraryReads • BookRiot • Pamela Paul, KQED • New York Public Library Amazon Editors' #1 Pick for the Best Book of 2018: 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 BUY THE BOOK - Educated: A Memoir - https://amzn.to/2FGIAV3 Full Disclosure - I am a patron of the library and fully support checking out their hard copy and soft copy books (also sharing books with fellow members is a great idea); however, if you are going to purchase this month's book, doing so via any of the commission links you find in this email will help support our Book Club. There are small fees to host a Meetup, but after that is covered, I'll save up the commission money and buy the first round whenever possible! : ) Interested in Kindle Unlimited - https://amzn.to/2HKrjN1 If this book is "free to Prime members", here is a link for a free 30 day trial membership - https://amzn.to/2uym8r9 Interested in an Audible Subscription - https://amzn.to/2HL8tp4