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DanglingConversations made a comment about 1 hour ago
"If this was not an actual memoir I would find the story hard to believe. The dangers to which the 7 children were exposed by their bi-polar father is heart breaking. Mother seems to have suffered 'Stockholm syndrome' and did little to protect her ..." Permalink
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carolemmc
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"an amazing book, as well as horrifying, tragic, triumphant.......... how many other adjectives are needed?? I admire her writing style immensely. Her grammar is, of course, impeccable, but she also manages to inject warmth as well as love, terro..." Permalink
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"Toxicity is toxicity even when it comes from your family. The blatant disregard for the well being and education of their 7 children and not to mention the utter psychopath living in their midst made this book a tough read. Her family turned to ..." Permalink
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"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her 'head-for-the-hills bag.'...
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