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

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 2,970 Ratings and 2,970 Reviews

Book Description

This book chronicles the unforgettable 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 tortuous, 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 lo... More

Book Information
PublisherHealth Communications Inc
BindingKindle Edition (37 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages195
ISBN-10B004FN1T3K
Publication Date01/01/2010
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About Dave Pelzer (Author) : Dave Pelzer is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Dave Pelzer include A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive (Unabridged), Privilege of Youth, A Man... more
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12/16/2016 Jerry Sarkwah tagged as: I read

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1/26/2010 Allyn Stotz said: This is a very sad but enlightening book about a man who goes through terrible abuse from his mother. I commend the author for having the courage to not give up but strive ahead and make a life for himself.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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5/11/2009 Debbie Williamson said: Hard to take but very needed... This book is one that will touch your heart and change you.
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2/16/2009 Ann Kagarise

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