Once Upon a Time….

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Chuck does an incredible review of Tara Westover’s non-fiction bestseller, Educated, and I  felt what Tara went through emotionally and how she prevailed was exhilarating on the other hand. Chuck Jackson writes with empathy and pain and does it very well indeed. Stunning. Chuck Jackson has two non-fictions that reveal his own dsyfuntional family and the terrible trauma he also suffered, but again with an amazing ability to rise above it and prevail beautifully. Thank you for sharing Sally.

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Welcome to the series of Posts from Your Archives, where bloggers put their trust in me. In this series, I dive into a blogger’s archives and select four posts to share here to my audience.

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This is the final post for authorChuck Jackson and I have selected a book review that he wrote for Educated, a memoir by Tara Westover

Educated by Tara Westover Reviewed by Chuck Jackson

“If [J. D.] Vance’s memoir offered street-heroin-grade drama, [Tara] Westover’s is carfentanil, the stuff that tranquilizes elephants. The extremity of Westover’s upbringing emerges gradually through her telling, which only makes the telling more alluring and harrowing. . . . By the end, Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassable exceptional upbringing, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional…

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