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A child called "it" : one child's courage to survive / Dave Pelzer.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, c1995Description: xi, 184 p. ; 19 cmISBN:
  • 9781558743663 (trade paper)
  • 1558743669 (trade paper)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 362.7/6/092 20
  • B 20
LOC classification:
  • HV883.C2 P45 1995
Contents:
Rescue -- Good times -- Bad boy -- Fight for food -- Accident -- While father is away -- The Lord's prayer.
Summary: [This book] is [an] account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games - games that left him nearly dead. 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." -Back cover.
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Item type Current library Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Karen H. Huntsman Library Main Book Collection - Second Level HV883.C2 P45 1995 c. 5 Available 38060007348212
Book Book Karen H. Huntsman Library Main Book Collection - Second Level HV883.C2 P45 1995 c. 3 1 Available 38060007382872
Book Book Karen H. Huntsman Library Main Book Collection - Second Level HV883.C2 P45 1995 c. 7 7 Available 38060007417264
Book Book Richfield Campus Library Richfield Campus - Main Book Collection HV883.C2 P45 1995 c. 6 1 Available 34230000025950
Book Book Richfield Campus Library Richfield Campus - Main Book Collection HV883.C2 P45 1995 c. 2 1 Long Overdue (Lost) Checked out 10/19/2023 34230000022379
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Originally published: Omaha, Neb. : Omaha Press Pub. Co., 1993.

Rescue -- Good times -- Bad boy -- Fight for food -- Accident -- While father is away -- The Lord's prayer.

[This book] is [an] account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games - games that left him nearly dead. 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." -Back cover.

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