NPL's Non-fiction Book Club: Educated by Tara Westover - This event has already occurred
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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438 Park Ave. Newmarket, Ontario, Canada L3Y 1W1
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Multi-purpose room (ground level)
NPL's newest book club has chosen four popular non-fiction titles to read for the Fall '18 and Spring '19 season. From September to April we will cover these books allowing for 6-8 weeks to read each book. Be a part of NPL's first non-fiction book club and enjoy these excellent reads. Register below or drop in.
1st Book: Educated by Tara Westover, Sept./Oct.
Book Club Meeting Tues., Oct. 16, 2018, 2-4 p.m.
Tara Westover was seventeen when she first set foot in a classroom. Instead of traditional lessons, she grew up learning how to stew herbs into medicine, scavenging in the family scrap yard and helping her family prepare for the apocalypse. She had no birth certificate and no medical records and had never been enrolled in school.
Westover’s mother proved a marvel at concocting folk remedies for many ailments. As Tara developed her own coping mechanisms, little by little, she started to realize that what her family was offering didn’t have to be her only education. Her first day of university was her first day in school—ever—and she would eventually win an esteemed fellowship from Cambridge and graduate with a PhD in intellectual history and political thought.
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