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SHSU Common Reader Program: A Student Success Initiative

Through the SHSU Common Reader program, first-year students receive their copy as a summer reading assignment during orientation sessions. 

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Tara Westover Author Visit

The Author

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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. She returned to Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD in history in 2014. Educated is her first book.


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The Book


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