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A Child Called 'It'

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Product description

Published by Orion Media in 2000. hardback with dust cover, used but in good condition. Dave Pelzer was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother, a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games - games that left one of her three sons nearly dead. She no longer considered Dave a son, but a slave; no longer a boy, but an 'it'. His bed was an old army cot in the basement, his clothes were torn and smelly, and when he was allowed the luxury of food it was scraps from the dog's bowl. The outside world knew nothing of the nightmare played out behind closed doors. But throughout Dave kept alive dreams of finding a family to love him. This book covers the early years of his life and is an affecting an inspirational book of the horrors of child abuse and the steadfast determination of one child to survive.

Item details

Author(s):
Dave Pelzer
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 14 cms (8 x 5.5 ins)
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752832220
ISBN-13:
9780752832227
Number of pages:
145
Publisher:
Orion Media
Title:
A Child Called 'It'

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Published by Orion Media in 2000. hardback with dust cover, used but in good condition. Dave Pelzer was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother, a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games - games that left one of her three sons nearly dead. She no longer considered Dave a son, but a slave; no longer a boy, but an 'it'. His bed was an old army cot in the basement, his clothes were torn and smelly, and when he was allowed the luxury of food it was scraps from the dog's bowl. The outside world knew nothing of the nightmare played out behind closed doors. But throughout Dave kept alive dreams of finding a family to love him. This book covers the early years of his life and is an affecting an inspirational book of the horrors of child abuse and the steadfast determination of one child to survive.

Author(s):
Dave Pelzer
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 14 cms (8 x 5.5 ins)
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752832220
ISBN-13:
9780752832227
Number of pages:
145
Publisher:
Orion Media
Title:
A Child Called 'It'

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