A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer audiobook

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

By Dave Pelzer
Read by Brian Keeler

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Dave Pelzer's astonishing, disturbing account of his early years describes one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. This book has spent over 175 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list and was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Dave was in first grade when his unstable alcoholic mother began attacking him. Until he was in fifth grade, she starved, beat and psychologically ravaged her son. Eventually denying even his identity, Dave's mother called him an "it" instead of using his name. Relentlessly, she drove him to the brink of death before authorities finally stepped in. With faith and hope, Dave grew determined to survive. He also knew that he needed to share his story. A Child Called "It" is the first of three books that chronicle his life. Through publications and public appearances, Dave is now recognized as one of the nation's most effective and respected speakers about child abuse.

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Dave Pelzer's astonishing, disturbing account of his early years describes one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. This book has spent over 175 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list and was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Dave was in first grade when his unstable alcoholic mother began attacking him. Until he was in fifth grade, she starved, beat and psychologically ravaged her son. Eventually denying even his identity, Dave's mother called him an "it" instead of using his name. Relentlessly, she drove him to the brink of death before authorities finally stepped in. With faith and hope, Dave grew determined to survive. He also knew that he needed to share his story. A Child Called "It" is the first of three books that chronicle his life. Through publications and public appearances, Dave is now recognized as one of the nation's most effective and respected speakers about child abuse.

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Author Bio: Dave Pelzer

Author Bio: Dave Pelzer

Dave Pelzer is the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including the acclaimed memoir A Child Called “It”. He is also a popular speaker in the US and abroad and host of The Dave Pelzer Show on VoiceAmerica. Dave has appeared on Oprah, Larry King Live, and various other national shows. He lives in Rancho Mirage, California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Runtime: 3.80
Audience: Adult
Language: English