by Tara Westover. Random House, 2018.

This memoir describes an isolated, abusive, fundamentalist childhood, which was redeemed through education.


anecdotes from the Mormon experience, the rural church, silence of the church, inspiration to learn

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as book, e-book or audio book

Suggested Uses

  • Find inspiration to continue your own learning journey in faith and life.
  • Re-ignite the beauty and necessity of education in your congregation.

About the Contributor

Abby Miller

Abby Miller consults with congregations in northeast Indiana as part of her work with the Center for Congregations. With a focus in ministry leadership, Abby is also a consultant on CRG Chat and helps with social media.  

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