The Best 381 Colleges, 2017 Edition

Everything You Need to Make the Right College Choice

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101920319

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

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CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF HELPING STUDENTS SELECT THE PERFECT COLLEGE! The Princeton Review started publishing The Best Colleges in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. A quarter-century and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single “best” college, only the best college for you… and that this is the book that will help you find it! What Makes THE BEST 381 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide? DIRECTLY FROM STUDENTS TO YOU · 381 in-depth school profiles based on candid feedback from 143,000 students, covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid · Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES · Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students' opinions of academics, campus life, facilities, and much more · Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life · Bonus list of the 200 "best-value" schools featured in Colleges That Pay You Back DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION · The "Inside Word" on competitive applications, test scores, tuition, and average indebtedness · Comprehensive information on selectivity, freshman profiles, and application deadlines at each school What the media is saying about The Best 381 Colleges from The Princeton Review: “The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone “The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.” –The New York Times “A great book.... It’s a bargain.” –CNN “Our favorite college guidebook.” –Seventeen “Provides the kind of feedback students would get from other students in a campus visit.” –USA Today From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Best 382 Colleges, 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review,Robert Franek

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1524710342

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 428

NO ONE KNOWS COLLEGES LIKE THE PRINCETON REVIEW! The Princeton Review's college rankings started in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. Over 25 years and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single “best” college, only the best college for you… and that this is the book that will help you find it! What Makes THE BEST 382 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide? STRAIGHT FROM STUDENTS TO YOU · 382 in-depth school profiles based on candid feedback from 137,000 students, covering academics, administration, campus life, and financial aid · Insights on unique college character, social scene, and more RANKING LISTS & RATINGS SCORES · Lists of the top 20 colleges in 62 categories based on students' opinions of academics, campus life, facilities, and much more · Ratings for every school on Financial Aid, Selectivity, and Quality of Life · Bonus list of the 200 "best-value" schools featured in Colleges That Pay You Back DETAILED ADMISSIONS INFORMATION · The "Inside Word" on competitive applications, test scores, tuition, and average indebtedness · Comprehensive information on selectivity, freshman profiles, and application deadlines at each school What the media is saying about The Princeton Review's Best Colleges guide: “The most efficient of the college guidebooks. Has entertaining profiles larded with quotes from students.”–Rolling Stone “The offbeat indexes, along with the chattily written descriptions of each school, provide a colorful picture of each campus.” –The New York Times “A great book.... It’s a bargain.” –CNN “Our favorite college guidebook.” –Seventeen “Provides the kind of feedback students would get from other students in a campus visit.” –USA Today
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Best Colleges 2017

Author: U.s. News & World Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469784

Category: Education

Page: 347

View: 8766

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of nearly 1,600 schools.
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Best Colleges 2017

Author: U.s. News & World Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469784

Category: Education

Page: 347

View: 2706

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of nearly 1,600 schools.
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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260674

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 7540

"The best college guide you can buy."-USA Today Every college and university has a story, and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. That's why, for more than 30 years, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has been the leading guide to 320+ four-year schools, including quotes from real students and information you won't find on colleges' websites. Fully updatedand expanded every year, Fiske is the most authoritative source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, theFiske Guide to Collegesdelivers an insider's look at what it's really like to be a student at the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States, plus Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland—so you can find the best fits for you. In addition to detailed and candid storieson each school, you will find: *A self-quiz to help you understand what you are really looking for in a college *Lists of strong programs and popular majors at each college *"Overlap" listings to help you expand your options *Indexes that break down schools by state, price, and average debt *Vital information on how to apply, including deadlines, fees, and test requirements *Exclusive academic, social, and quality-of-life ratings *All the basics, including financial aid stats, SAT/ACT scores, and acceptance rates Plus a special section highlighting the 44 public and private Best Buy schools—colleges that provide the best educational value "I send students to Fiske before I send them anywhere else." —Director of College Counseling, Los Olivos, CA
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The Complete Book of Colleges, 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0451487737

Category:

Page: 1152

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Includes information on admissions, cost, financial aid, required and recommended admissions criteria, cost breakdowns, and types of financial aid for 1,355 colleges and universities.
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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Author: Edward Fiske

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781402260681

Category: Study Aids

Page: 880

View: 1465

The #1 bestselling college guide, from the most trusted expert Every college and university has a story - and no one tells those stories like former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. Counselors everywhere agree, the Fiske Guide to Colleges is the best way to get to know the unique personalities of schools without visiting campus.Featuring Fiske's trademark descriptions, exclusive ratings, up-to-date tips from current students, and tools for broadening and narrowing your list, the Fiske Guide is the #1 source for discovering more than 320 of the best colleges and universities - and finding the right one for you.
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The Best 380 Colleges, 2017 Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 9781101920060

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: 880

View: 5884

Selects three hundred and eighty one of the best schools in the United States based on student feedback, and provides information on tuition, financial aid, housing, admission requirements, and similar statistics.
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Complete Book of Colleges

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101919809

Category: Universities and colleges

Page: 1152

View: 6809

The MEGA-GUIDE to 1,355 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES! No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review! Inside The Complete Book of Colleges, 2017 Edition, you'll find meticulously researched information that will help you narrow the search for the best college for you! Each of the 1,355 user-friendly profiles answers your questions, including: * How much are tuition and other student fees and costs? * What types of financial aid are available, and when are the applications due? * What do admissions officers most look for in test scores and recommendations? * Which majors are the most popular and have the highest enrollment? * What is the housing like, and how accessible is technology on campus? * What are the key campus organizations, athletics, and student activities? * How selective is the school? * Plus! Indexes based on cost, selectivity, and size that will help you narrow your search. Get a leg up on your college search with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, and savvy guidebook from the experts at The Princeton Review.
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Ich bin Charlotte Simmons

Roman

Author: Tom Wolfe

Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag

ISBN: 3641138337

Category: Fiction

Page: 960

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„Eine Satire voller Verve, Witz und Wut.“ Daniel Kehlmann Applaus erfüllt den Saal, als Charlotte zum Podium hochsteigt. Gerade wurde verkündet, dass sie als Erste aus ihrem 900-Seelen-Dorf ein Stipendium für die Dupont University erhält. Endlich wird das hoch begabte Mädchen in den Olymp des Wissens aufgenommen. Doch statt des ersehnten Lebens in einer Welt des Geistes findet sie sich in einem Mahlstrom aus Saufgelagen und sexuellen Ausschweifungen. ICH BIN CHARLOTTE SIMMONS ist ein brillanter Campusroman voller polemischer Spannung, Witz und Verve – und eine aktuelle Bestandsaufnahme des janusköpfigen Amerika, in dem die konservativen Kräfte gegen die liberalen antreten. „Charlotte, du bist dazu bestimmt, Großes zu tun“, prophezeit ihr die Lehrerin. Und das hübsche Mädchen vollbringt Großes: Sie schließt die Highschool in ihrem winzigen Nest in den Blue Ridge Mountains als Beste ab und erhält ein Stipendium für Dupont in Pennsylvania. Charlotte ist überglücklich, endlich darf sie in das Paradies der Gelehrsamkeit ziehen. An dieser bedeutendsten Universität des Landes wird sie erstmals auf Gleichgesinnte treffen, die wie sie die Welt zu durchdringen suchen. Doch kaum hat sie voller Idealismus ihr Studium begonnen, wird ihr klar, was an diesem Olymp des Wissens wirklich zählt: schicke Klamotten, sich bis zur Besinnungslosigkeit besaufen und natürlich Sex. In ihrer Naivität hätte Charlotte das nie für möglich gehalten, denn sie – ganz die Tochter ihrer religiösen Mutter – ist selbstverständlich noch Jungfrau. Doch schon bald umwerben sie drei Männer: ein verkopfter „Nerd“, der die Welt revolutionieren möchte; ein „Anabolika-Trottel“, der einzige weiße Basketballspieler im Uni-Team; und ein auf seinen Vorteil bedachter Schönling. Charlotte erwählt den Falschen – und braucht lange, um wie ein Phönix aus der Asche ihres Selbstverlusts aufzusteigen. Tom Wolfe, Amerikas Mr. Zeitgeist, legt in diesem rasanten und überaus amüsanten Campusroman den gegenwärtig in den USA tobenden Kulturkampf zwischen dem Konservatismus im Süden und dem Liberalismus an der Ost- und Westküste bloß, präzise , schonungslos und voller Allgemeingültigkeit. ICH BIN CHARLOTTE SIMMONS ist nichts weniger als eine „Great American Novel“, verfasst in einer atemlos genialischen Sprache.
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Medien und Kommunikation

Author: Paddy Scannell

Publisher: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

ISBN: 9783531165943

Category: Social Science

Page: 361

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Paddy Scannells Buch bietet eine faszinierende, erhellende und sehr gut verständliche Einführung in die Medien- und Kommunikationstheorie. Scannell entwickelt anhand der historischen Entwicklungen in Nordamerika und Europa eine sehr zugängliche, systematische und gleichzeitig differenzierte Analyse der verschiedenen Zugänge der Beschäftigung mit Medien- und Kommunikation. Immer wieder schöpft er aus verschiedenen Disziplinen und fordert so insgesamt die Leserinnen und Leser heraus, sich mit Kommunikation und Medien in ihren Gesamtzusammenhängen auseinander zu setzen. Das international vielfach beachtete Werk des bekannten britischen Wissenschaftlers und Professors für Kommunikationswissenschaft an der University of Michigan liegt nun endlich in deutscher Sprache vor.
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Best Colleges 2019

Find the Best Colleges for You!

Author: U. S. News and World Report

Publisher: Best Colleges

ISBN: 9781931469913

Category: Education

Page: 348

View: 7464

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges book is the longest-running and most quoted guide to undergraduate study in the United States -- with exclusive in-depth rankings; expert advice on choosing, getting into, and paying for college; and a directory of nearly 1,600 schools.
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Best Graduate Schools 2018

Author: U. S. Report,Anne McGrath

Publisher: Best Graduate Schools

ISBN: 9781931469852

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 5424

U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Graduate Schools book is the -gold standard- guide to U.S. grad schools, with in-depth rankings, information on careers and trends, and a 160-page directory of MBA programs, medical schools, law schools, and grad programs in Engineering, Nursing, and Education.
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Every Catholic's Guide to College 2018

The 315 Best Us Colleges & Universities for Practicing Catholics

Author: Katherine P. O'brien

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546831945

Category:

Page: 596

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Today's parents need a guide to colleges and universities where their children can find a strong Catholic presence on campus. In these days, with so many young people falling away from the practice of their faith during college, it is vital for them to find support for their faith during the college years. College is a time of growing and exploring intellectually and experientially. With a strong Catholic presence on campus, students can critically examine and deepen their faith. Catholicism has much to offer especially communion with God, who is love and mercy and the source of all hope, community, wisdom, and a stabilizing guide in life. As both a practicing Catholic and professional college planner, Katherine O'Brien MA CCPS, founder of Celtic College Consultants, has compiled a college guide to meet the needs of practicing Catholics. In Every Catholic's Guide to College she documents the American colleges and universities that have certain supports for Catholic student life on their campus. The Guide includes detailed information about the best US colleges and universities for practicing Catholics, based on the availability of strong support for living and growing in faith on campus. Support includes the presence of a top ranked Newman Center or a Catholic dorm or FOCUS or St. Paul's outreach Catholic missionaries or being listed in the Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. Each college's entry includes basic admissions criteria and financial aid information in addition to information on the academic programs offered and the research centers and institutes associated with the university. Making the Guide easy to use, the colleges and universities are listed in alphabetical order. An index listing the schools by state and another, longer index listing the schools by sport and division (NCAA Division 1, 2, 3, or NAIA) are located at the back of the book. For each institution, the following information is listed: -Address, website, phone number -Number of undergraduate students, percentage male and female -In-state and Out-of-state costs, and % of financial need met, on average, for undergraduates -Athletic Division -Middle 50% range of SAT and ACT scores. If the CLT is accepted, it is noted. -The kinds of degrees, colleges within the universities, undergraduate majors (for most schools), and research centers and institutes hosted by the institution While Every Catholic's Guide to College gives fairly complete information for hopeful undergraduates, aspiring graduate students will also benefit from using the Guide. Both undergraduate and graduate applicants interested in research and/or special topics within their field of study will be significantly aided by the inclusion of lists of research centers and institutes hosted by the colleges and universities. The Guide will serve Catholic families as a great starting point as they search for the best colleges for their children. What People Are Saying about Every Catholic's Guide to College "College should be a time of deepening spiritual and intellectual engagement with one's Catholic faith, yet studies tell us that more Catholics in the U.S. lose their faith during college than at any other time. Katherine O'Brien's new guidebook couldn't come at a better time. "Every Catholic's Guide to Colleges" provides the comprehensive information Catholic students and their parents need to make an informed decision about where to prepare young Catholics for fruitful lives in this world -- and the next." Christopher Currie Director of Institutional Advancement St. Jerome Academy Hyattsville, MD "Katherine, I am so grateful that you have done this work. I hope that it blesses many people discerning college." Fr. Mike Schmitz Chaplain for Newman Catholic Campus Ministries University of Minnesota, Duluth & Director of the Office of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Duluth
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Creative Colleges

Finding the Best Programs for Aspiring Actors, Artists, Designers, Dancers, Musicians, Writers, and More

Author: Elaina Loveland

Publisher: Sourcebooks

ISBN: 9781492647119

Category: Study Aids

Page: 332

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You're 100% unique. Your college should be too! Finding the creative college that best suits you doesn't have to be hard. Creative Colleges is a terrific starting point in your search, plus it'll be your trusted handbook as you work your way toward acceptance at just the right home for you. This comprehensive guide for creative students features the best arts colleges and programs in the country, alongside tips and advice from students who've "been there, done that." You'll find expert advice on how to find the school that will best fit you as an individual, develop your talents, and make a career out of your passion. -More than 275 in-depth profiles of colleges and creative programs, including degrees offered, concentrations, scholarship opportunities and alumni accomplishments -Get the scoop on academic life from students in each discipline and peek inside the offices of top admission directors on the college lives of their students -See exclusive tips on auditioning and preparing portfolios, plus how to prepare and present artist statements, admission essays, and artistic resumes Explore all of your options including conservatories, professional schools, liberal arts colleges and universities
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The Latino Student's Guide to STEM Careers

Author: Laura I. Rendón,Vijay Kanagala

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610697928

Category: Social Science

Page: 254

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This book is an essential resource that Latino/a students and families need to make the best decisions about entering and succeeding in a STEM career. It can also serve to aid faculty, counselors, and advisors to assist students at every step of entering and completing a STEM career. • Offers current, fact-based information about the importance of Latinos/as entering STEM fields of study • Provides a comprehensive array of information on diverse STEM majors that Latino/a students and families can use to make informed decisions about entering a STEM field of study • Presents current qualitative and quantitative research findings on what has been shown to influence Latino/a student success as well as personal testimonials of Latino/a students' success in STEM
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Die Kunst des Game Designs

Bessere Games konzipieren und entwickeln

Author: Jesse Schell

Publisher: MITP-Verlags GmbH & Co. KG

ISBN: 3958452841

Category: Computers

Page: 680

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Grundlagen der Entwicklung und Konzeption klassischer Spiele von einem der weltweit führenden Game Designer Mehr als 100 Regeln und zentrale Fragen zur Inspiration für den kreativen Prozess Zahlreiche wertvolle Denkanstöße für die Konzeption eines erfolgreichen Spiels Jeder kann die Grundlagen des Game Designs meistern – dazu bedarf es keines technischen Fachwissens. Dabei zeigt sich, dass die gleichen psychologischen Grundprinzipien, die für Brett-, Karten- und Sportspiele funktionieren, ebenso der Schlüssel für die Entwicklung qualitativ hochwertiger Videospiele sind. Mit diesem Buch lernen Sie, wie Sie im Prozess der Spielekonzeption und -entwicklung vorgehen, um bessere Games zu kreieren. Jesse Schell zeigt, wie Sie Ihr Game durch eine strukturierte methodische Vorgehensweise Schritt für Schritt deutlich verbessern. Mehr als 100 gezielte Fragestellungen eröffnen Ihnen dabei neue Perspektiven auf Ihr Game, so dass Sie die Features finden, die es erfolgreich machen. Hierzu gehören z.B. Fragen wie: Welche Herausforderungen stellt mein Spiel an die Spieler? Fördert es den Wettbewerb unter den Spielern? Werden sie dazu motiviert, gewinnen zu wollen? So werden über hundert entscheidende Charakteristika für ein gut konzipiertes Spiel untersucht. Mit diesem Buch wissen Sie, worauf es bei einem guten Game ankommt und was Sie alles bedenken sollten, damit Ihr Game die Erwartungen Ihrer Spieler erfüllt und gerne gespielt wird. Zugleich liefert es Ihnen jede Menge Inspiration – halten Sie beim Lesen Zettel und Stift bereit, um Ihre neuen Ideen sofort festhalten zu können
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Achieve the College Dream

You Don't Need to Be Rich to Attend a Top School

Author: Maria Carla Chicuen

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475827369

Category: Education

Page: 140

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This book is the definitive resource to help high-achieving, low-income students access the best possible college. The author draws from her extensive experience in education to provide advice on important aspects of the path to college such as pursuing a strong high school curriculum, preparing for standardized exams, complementing learning at school, developing leadership, and finding expert help and role models—all through affordable strategies. In the book, the author also guides students through the college application and selection processes, as well as the steps to obtain enough financial aid.
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The Basics of Social Research

Author: Earl R. Babbie

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305503074

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

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This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. Updated with new data, expanded coverage of online research and other topics, and new Learning Objectives for each chapter to focus students' attention on important concepts, this edition continues to be authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging as it helps students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Befreit

Wie Bildung mir die Welt erschloss

Author: Tara Westover

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462316680

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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Von den Bergen Idahos nach Cambridge – der unwahrscheinliche »Bildungsweg« der Tara Westover. Tara Westover ist 17 Jahre alt, als sie zum ersten Mal eine Schulklasse betritt. Zehn Jahre später kann sie eine beeindruckende akademische Laufbahn vorweisen. Aufgewachsen im ländlichen Amerika, befreit sie sich aus einer ärmlichen, archaischen und von Paranoia und Gewalt geprägten Welt durch – Bildung, durch die Aneignung von Wissen, das ihr so lange vorenthalten worden war. Die Berge Idahos sind Taras Heimat, sie lebt als Kind im Einklang mit der grandiosen Natur, mit dem Wechsel der Jahreszeiten – und mit den Gesetzen, die ihr Vater aufstellt. Er ist ein fundamentalistischer Mormone, vom baldigen Ende der Welt überzeugt und voller Misstrauen gegenüber dem Staat, von dem er sich verfolgt sieht. Tara und ihre Geschwister gehen nicht zur Schule, sie haben keine Geburtsurkunden, und ein Arzt wird selbst bei fürchterlichsten Verletzungen nicht gerufen. Und die kommen häufig vor, denn die Kinder müssen bei der schweren Arbeit auf Vaters Schrottplatz helfen, um über die Runden zu kommen. Taras Mutter, die einzige Hebamme in der Gegend, heilt die Wunden mit ihren Kräutern. Nichts ist dieser Welt ferner als Bildung. Und doch findet Tara die Kraft, sich auf die Aufnahmeprüfung fürs College vorzubereiten, auch wenn sie quasi bei null anfangen muss ... Wie Tara Westover sich aus dieser Welt befreit, überhaupt erst einmal ein Bewusstsein von sich selbst entwickelt, um den schmerzhaften Abnabelungsprozess von ihrer Familie bewältigen zu können, das beschreibt sie in diesem ergreifenden und wunderbar poetischen Buch. » Befreit wirft ein Licht auf einen Teil unseres Landes, den wir zu oft übersehen. Tara Westovers eindringliche Erzählung — davon, einen Platz für sich selbst in der Welt zu finden, ohne die Verbindung zu ihrer Familie und ihrer geliebten Heimat zu verlieren — verdient es, weithin gelesen zu werden.« J.D. Vance Autor der »Hillbilly-Elegie«
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