Too Close to Me: The Middle-Aged Consequences of Revealing A Child Called “It”

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RosettaBooks, LLC #ad - But for a child abuse survivor, living a normal adult life carries challenges and complications above and beyond those faced by most people. 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.

This book, provides an honest and courageous look at the difficulties inherent in marriage, strength, work, parenthood, the fifth in Pelzer’s nonfiction series, and life from the perspective of someone who survived horrific physical and emotional terrors as a child—and who seeks to meet the responsibilities and complications of adult life with love, and an open heart.

Too Close to Me: The Middle-Aged Consequences of Revealing A Child Called "It" #ad - As a child, starved, pelzer was beaten, and abused both emotionally and physically by his alcoholic and mentally unstable mother. As a man, a fulfilling career, Pelzer went on to have love, happiness, and his own family. To many, pelzer seemed to have found his happy ending.

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The Privilege of Youth: A Teenager's Story

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Plume #ad - With sensitivity and insight, he recounts the relentless taunting he endured from bullies; but he also describes the thrill of making his first real friends—some of whom he still shares close relationships with today. He writes about the simple pleasures of exploring his neighborhood, while trying to forget the hell waiting for him at home.

From high school to a world beyond the four walls that were his prison for so many years, The Privilege of Youth bravely and compassionately charts this crucial turning point in Dave Pelzer’s life and will inspire a whole new generation of readers. 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.

The Privilege of Youth: A Teenager's Story #ad - 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 a boy on the threshold of adulthood.

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A Man Named Dave: A Story of Triumph and Forgiveness

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Plume #ad - This was the woman who told her son she could kill him any time she wanted to—and nearly did. The more than two million readers of pelzer's new York Times and international bestselling memoirs A Child Called "It" and The Lost Boy know that he lived to tell his courageous story. 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. Plume Books. 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 of self-reliance. With stunning generosity of spirit, Dave Pelzer invites readers on his journey to discover how he turned shame into pride and rejection into acceptance.

A Man Named Dave: A Story of Triumph and Forgiveness #ad - Dave's father never intervened as his mother abused him with shocking brutality, denying him food and clothing, torturing him in any way she could imagine.

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The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family

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Health Communications #ad - Now considered an f-child Foster Child, Dave is moved in and out of five different homes. He suffers shame and experiences resentment from those who feel that all foster kids are trouble and unworthy of being loved just because they are not part of a "real" family. Plume Books. Imagine a young boy who has never had a loving home.

Although others had rescued this boy from his abusive alcoholic mother, his real hurt is just begining -- he has no place to call home. In the lost boy, he answers questions and reveals new adventures through the compelling story of his life as an adolescent. This is dave pelzer's long-awaited sequel to A Child Called "It".

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A Brother's Journey: Surviving a Childhood of Abuse

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Martin's press, 2002. There is a strong market for memoirs detailing traumatic experiences, as demonstrated by the success of A Million Little Pieces Nan A. Subsidiary rights have already been sold in England and Japan. Talese, 4/03 and Running With Scissors St. Dutton, 1999, which have sold over six million copies combined.

Plume Books. A brother's journey will appeal to the same audience that made #1 new york times bestsellers of Dave Pelzer's popular novels: A Child Called "It" Health Communications, The Lost Boy Health Communications, 1995, 1997, and A Man Named Dave E. P. Available as a Time Warner AudioBook. Great product!

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A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive

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Health Communications Inc #ad - He had nothing or no one to turn to, but his dreams kept him alive--dreams of someone taking care of him, loving him and calling him their son. 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 an "it. Dave's bed was an old army cot in the basement, and his clothes were torn and raunchy.

This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. Plume Books. 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.

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Help Yourself: Finding Hope, Courage, And Happiness

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Plume Books #ad - As nearly four million readers have learned from his three previous books, Dave Pelzer doesn't believe in feeling sorry for himself. 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. Plume Books. Great book!

Filled with his own history, as well as the personal struggles of others who have learned how to turn adversity into triumph, Help Yourself is a rousing call to readers who want real answers to real problems. Never before in paperback, it will undoubtedly join Pelzer's previous paperbacks on bestseller lists for years to come.

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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. Help yourself: Finding Hope, Courage and Happiness.

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My Story

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Orion Publishing Group #ad - Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. 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. A man named dave: the gripping conclusion to this inspirational trilogy.

Help yourself: Finding Hope, Courage and Happiness. New. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. Plume Books. Great book! Guaranteed packaging. At last he confronts his father and ultimately his mother. With extraordinary generosity of spirit, Dave takes us on a journey into his past. Dave was no longer considered a son, or a boy, but an 'it'.

My Story #ad - Great product! The lost boy: the harrowing but ultimately uplifting true story of Dave's journey through the foster-care system in search of a family who will love him. Finally, dave finds the courage to break the chains of the past and learn to love, trust and live for the future. Throughout, dave kept alive the dream of finding a family who would love and care for him.

His bed was an old army cot in the basement and when he was allowed food it was scraps from the dogs' bowl.

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Moving Forward: Taking the Lead in Your Life

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Center Street #ad - Great book! . Mint Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Learning from our prior experiences, and should, we can, making life better not only for ourselves but for others around us, aspire to fulfill our dreams, " Dave writes in the introduction. Plume Books. 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.

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 in order to take a stand for your convictions; to lead, rally, or educate others for your cause; or to maintain a vision that will pave the way for other generations to come. Guaranteed packaging.

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Dave Pelzer Set 4 Books. A Man Named Dave, A Child Called It, The Lost Boy, The Privilege of Youth

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A Teenager's Journey: Overcoming a Childhood of Abuse

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Great book! Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Now, richard reveals how the abuse inflicted on him as a child continued to affect his life as a teenager. He turned to drugs and contemplated suicide, while simultaneously trying to establish an autonomous life away from his destructive family situation.

Many thousands of readers were moved by Richard B. No quibbles returns. Great product! His salvation finally came when a surrogate family took him in, hope, offering comfort, and unconditional love --and ultimately the transformational power of forgiveness. Guaranteed packaging. Yet as he stumbled toward adulthood, fighting and facing his demons, Richard's ultimate struggle toward victory was his alone.

A Teenager's Journey: Overcoming a Childhood of Abuse #ad - New. Plume Books. Help yourself: Finding Hope, Courage and Happiness. Pelzer's heart-wrenching memoir, a brother's journey, in which he detailed the horrifyingly abusive childhood he endured at the hands of his mother, whose treatment of her children was first revealed by Dave Pelzer in his own hugely successful memoir, A Boy Called "It".

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