This is an excellent point, Stephen. I guess what I'm getting at - is I want to know Westover's truth, even if she doesn't get it all factually correct.

I don't want to hear her siblings or her parent's side of things. I want to hear her voice. I didn't feel like it added to the story to have her brother's accounts. Yes, they are part of the story, but I don't need their "we remember" in footnotes. I'd rather it be integrated into the text as part of the story, even.

Ultimately, this is a fantastic story and I hope to read much more from Tara Westover.

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