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Katie Holmes posts about the book "Educated"

Discussion in 'Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes' started by Lulu Belle, Dec 19, 2018.

  1. Lulu Belle

    Lulu Belle Moonbat

    I don't know if I'm reading too much into this, but Katie Holmes posted about this book.

    For those who have never heard of it, Educated is the autobiography of a girl...who basically grew up in a cult.

    From Google Books:

    "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." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. The 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. As a way out, Tara began to educate herself, learning enough mathematics and grammar to be admitted to Brigham Young University. Her quest for knowledge would transform her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge. Only then would she wonder if she'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home. With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Tara Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one's life through new eyes, and the will to change it."--Provided by publisher.

    It just made me remember about one of the reasons Katie Holmes wanted to get away from Tom Cruise: she didn't want her daughter raised "home schooled" and uneducated...

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