Smarsh demands the reader to defy stereotypes, to see the complexity of a person, instead of the image of a single mom with a baby on her hip, standing in the screen door of a trailer with a cigarette dangling off her lip.
In Educated, Tara Westover escapes the abuse and trauma of a family who has a deep distrust of public education, medical science, and the government.
Edwin Rist is the feather thief. Was he a young man, too easily indulged by parents, and full of obsession? Was Edwin a detached manipulator?
The geography of hope. The birth of awe.