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  • Publisher : Health Communications, Inc.
  • Release : 01 September 1995
  • ISBN : 9781558743663
  • Page : 184 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 173 voters

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Tells the story of a child's abuse at the hands of his alcoholic mother

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A Child Called It

A Child Called It
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Health Communications, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1995-09
  • ISBN : 9781558743663
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Tells the story of a child's abuse at the hands of his alcoholic mother

A Child Called It

A Child Called It
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780757396076
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This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but

The Lost Boy

The Lost Boy
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780757396069
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Imagine a young boy who has never had a loving home. His only possesions are the old, torn clothes he carries in a paper bag. The only world he knows is one of isolation and fear. Although others had rescued this boy from his abusive alcoholic mother, his real hurt is just begining -- he has no place to call home. This is Dave Pelzer's long-awaited sequel to A Child Called "It". In The Lost Boy, he answers questions and

Too Close to Me

Too Close to Me
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release Date : 2014-08-22
  • ISBN : 9780795343315
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The #1 New York Times–bestselling author and child abuse survivor reveals the challenges that he still faces as an adult, as a husband, and as a father. In the blockbuster autobiography A Child Called “It”, Dave Pelzer shared the story of his childhood—one of the most dramatic and extreme stories of child abuse ever prosecuted in the state of California. As a child, Pelzer was beaten, starved, and abused both emotionally and physically by his alcoholic and mentally unstable

A Man Named Dave

A Man Named Dave
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1999-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781101213094
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A Man Named Dave, which has sold over 1 million copies, is the gripping conclusion to Dave Pelzer’s inspirational and New York Times bestselling trilogy of memoirs that began with A Child Called "It" and The Lost Boy. "All those years you tried your best to break me, and I'm still here. One day you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself." These words were Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother, and they represented the ultimate act

My Story

My Story
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 0752864017
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The remarkable trilogy from SUNDAY TIMES No.1 Bestseller Dave Pelzer - now in one volume. A CHILD CALLED 'IT' is Dave Pelzer's story of a child beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games that left one of her three sons nearly dead. Dave was no longer considered a son, or a boy, but an 'it'. His bed was an old army cot in the basement and when he was allowed food

A Brother's Journey

A Brother's Journey
  • Author : Richard B. Pelzer
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • ISBN : 0759513023
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In A Child Called "It," David Pelzer shared the harrowing story of his abusive childhood. Now, his brother Richard reveals a horrifying glimpse behind closed doors -- and shares a message of strength and resilience. Mom has no one like David around to beat on anymore. I am more afraid of her than ever...I get in more trouble for anything I do or say. Now I find that I'm always in trouble and I don't know why. Now that

The Privilege of Youth

The Privilege of Youth
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2004-12-28
  • ISBN : 9781101219423
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The #1 New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author who is a shining example of what overcoming adversity really means now shares the lost chapter of his uplifting journey, which has touched the lives of millions. From A Child Called “It” to The Lost Boy, from A Man Named Dave to Help Yourself, Dave Pelzer’s inspirational books have helped countless others triumph over hardship and misfortune. In The Privilege of Youth, he shares the missing chapter of his life: as

Help Yourself

Help Yourself
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2001-09-01
  • ISBN : 9781101174142
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As nearly four million readers have learned from his three previous books, Dave Pelzer doesn't believe in feeling sorry for himself. Abused mercilessly by his mother as a child, Dave has taken everything that happened to him and turned it into something positive so that he can help others. Now happily married and with a child of his own, he celebrates the twin pillars of strength that saw him through his darkest hours: resilience and gratitude. And he shows how

The Words in My Hands

The Words in My Hands
  • Author : Asphyxia
  • Publisher : Annick Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-09
  • ISBN : 9781773215303
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Part coming of age, part call to action, this fast-paced #ownvoices novel about a Deaf teenager is a unique and inspiring exploration of what it means to belong. Smart, artistic, and independent, sixteen year old Piper is tired of trying to conform. Her mom wants her to be “normal,” to pass as hearing, to get a good job. But in a time of food scarcity, environmental collapse, and political corruption, Piper has other things on her mind—like survival. Piper

Moving Forward

Moving Forward
  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Center Street
  • Release Date : 2008-06-24
  • ISBN : 9781599951393
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Self-help expert Dave Pelzer teaches readers how to let go of the past and use negative experiences to make them stronger when tackling the future. "Learning from our prior experiences, we can, and should, aspire to fulfill our dreams, making life better not only for ourselves but for others around us," Dave writes in the introduction. "I am of the belief that you do not have to be a mayor of a major metropolis or CEO of a Fortune 500 company

Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest
  • Author : David Foster Wallace
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2009-04-13
  • ISBN : 9780316073851
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A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are. Equal

Hiroshima

Hiroshima
  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • ISBN : 9780593082362
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"A new edition with a final chapter written forty years after the explosion."

A Man Named Dave

A Man Named Dave
  • Author : David J. Pelzer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : 0754017958
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Dave Pelzer's father never intervened as his mother abused him with shocking brutality. She told her son she could kill him any time she wanted to -- and nearly did. But even years after he was rescued, Dave felt rootless and awkward, an outcast haunted by memories of his years of abuse. Dave's dramatic reunion with his dying father and the shocking confrontation with his mother -- along with the discovery of her secret past -- led to his ultimate

I'm Glad My Mom Died

I'm Glad My Mom Died
  • Author : Jennette McCurdy
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2022-08-09
  • ISBN : 1982185821
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A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life. Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition. Her mother’s dream was for her only daughter to become a star, and Jennette would do anything to make her mother happy. So she went