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A Man Named Dave - by Dave Pelzer (Paperback)

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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.
  • About the Author: Dave Pelzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Child Called "It", The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave, Help Yourself, and The Privilege of Youth.
  • 352 Pages
  • Family + Relationships, Abuse

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About the Book



"A Man Named Dave" is the long-awaited conclusion to Pelzer's trilogy in which he describes how he triumphed over years of physical and emotional abuse from his parents to become a self-accepting and confident adult. Readers of this bestselling autobiography will discover how Pelzer finally confronts his pathologically abusive mother and his neglectful, alcoholic father in an effort to turn a childhood marked by rejection into an adulthood filled with love and acceptance.



Book Synopsis



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 of self-reliance. 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. 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. With stunning generosity of spirit, Dave Pelzer invites readers on his journey to discover how he turned shame into pride and rejection into acceptance.



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"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 of self-reliance. Dave's father never intervened as his mother abused him with shocking brutality. The more than two million readers of Pelzer's previous international bestsellers, A Child Called "It" and The Lost Boy, know that he lived to tell his courageous story. But even after he was rescued, his life remained haunted by memories of his years as the bruised, cowering "It" locked in his mother's basement. Desperately trying to make something of his life, Dave was determined to weather every setback and gain strength from adversity.

With stunning generosity of spirit, Dave Pelzer invites readers on his journey to discover how a lost, nameless boy finally found himself in the heart and soul of a man who is free at last.



Review Quotes




"A monumental series of books about courage and triumph. Pelzer demonstrates, as few have, that it is in the darkest skies that the stars are best seen."--Richard Paul Evans, New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box

"Dave Pelzer is a living testament of resilience, personal responsibility, and the triumph of the human spirit."--John Bradshaw, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Homecoming and Family Secrets

"A living example that all of us have the capability to better ourselves no matter what the odds... Dave Pelzer inspires us all."--Jack Canfield, #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Soul



About the Author



Dave Pelzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Child Called "It", The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave, Help Yourself, and The Privilege of Youth. He travels more than 250 days a year throughout the nation speaking to large groups of youth and adults on the topics of resilience and overcoming obstacles. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, and The Montel Williams Show, among other national shows.
www.davepelzer.com
Dimensions (Overall): 7.54 Inches (H) x 5.28 Inches (W) x .78 Inches (D)
Weight: .57 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Abuse
Publisher: Plume Books
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Dave Pelzer
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2000
TCIN: 11770333
UPC: 9780452281905
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-0512
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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