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The Resource A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer

A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer

Label
A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse
Title
A brother's journey
Title remainder
surviving a childhood of abuse
Statement of responsibility
Richard B. Pelzer
Title variation
brothers journey
Title variation remainder
surviving a childhood of abuse
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of how one little boy found the courage to survive years of physical abuse-- and how the human spirit can triumph over even the most severe of circumstances. The Pelzer family's secret life of fear and abuse was first revealed in Dave Pelzer's inspiring New York Times bestseller, A Child Called "It," followed by The Lost Child and A Man Called Dave. Here, for the first time, Richard Pelzer tells the courageous and moving story of his abusive childhood. From tormenting his brother David to becoming himself the focus of his mother's wrath to his ultimate liberation-- here is a horrifying glimpse at what existed behind closed doors in the Pelzer home. Equally important, Richard Pelzer's touching acount is a testament to the strength of the human heart and its capacity to triumph over almost unimaginable trauma
Summary
The sibling of the child featured in "A Child Called It" describes how after the removal of Dave from the family, their alcoholic mother turned her abusive attentions to the author and prevented his escape by hiding the severity of his injuries
Biography type
individual biography
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199126
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 362.76/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV883.C2
LC item number
P43 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
surviving a childhood of abuse
Label
A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0417/2004008743.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A memoir from the brother of David J. Pelzer
Contents
  • No one
  • 5.
  • He never said good-bye
  • 6. The
  • break
  • 7. An
  • ambulance ride
  • 8. The
  • gun
  • 9. The
  • Introduction
  • last betrayal
  • 10.
  • Christmas
  • 11. A
  • crack in the ice
  • 12.
  • Full circle
  • 13.
  • Saying good-bye to my hero
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • There's life out there
  • 15.
  • Dad
  • 16.
  • Calistoga
  • 17.
  • Welcome back
  • 18.
  • Letting go
  • Afterword
  • That was then
  • 2.
  • Good boy
  • 3.
  • Brothers
  • 4.
Control code
2417123
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Warner Books ed.
Extent
262 p.
Isbn
9780446533683
Lccn
2004008743
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55000480
  • (OCoLC)55000480
Label
A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0417/2004008743.html
Publication
Note
A memoir from the brother of David J. Pelzer
Contents
  • No one
  • 5.
  • He never said good-bye
  • 6. The
  • break
  • 7. An
  • ambulance ride
  • 8. The
  • gun
  • 9. The
  • Introduction
  • last betrayal
  • 10.
  • Christmas
  • 11. A
  • crack in the ice
  • 12.
  • Full circle
  • 13.
  • Saying good-bye to my hero
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • There's life out there
  • 15.
  • Dad
  • 16.
  • Calistoga
  • 17.
  • Welcome back
  • 18.
  • Letting go
  • Afterword
  • That was then
  • 2.
  • Good boy
  • 3.
  • Brothers
  • 4.
Control code
2417123
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Warner Books ed.
Extent
262 p.
Isbn
9780446533683
Lccn
2004008743
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55000480
  • (OCoLC)55000480

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