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A man named Dave : a story of triumph and forgiveness

Author: David J Pelzer
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"All those years you tried your best to break me, and I'm still here. One day you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself." These words were Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother, and they represented the ultimate act of self reliance. Dave's father never intervened as his mother abused him with shocking brutality.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Autobiography
Young adult nonfiction
Biography
Case studies
Named Person: David J Pelzer; David J Pelzer; David J Pelzer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Pelzer
ISBN: 0525945210 9780525945215 0752843532 9780752843537 0452281903 9780452281905 0613335953 9780613335959
OCLC Number: 41951173
Description: x, 284 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The end --
Fly away --
Letter from home --
Wishful thinking --
Slip away --
Regroup --
Foolish crusade --
Changes --
Heaven sent --
The source --
A personal matter --
The long farewell --
The last dance --
Resolve --
All good things.
Responsibility: Dave Pelzer.

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"All those years you tried your best to break me, and I'm still here. One day you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself." These words were Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother, and they represented the ultimate act of self reliance. Dave's father never intervened as his mother abused him with shocking brutality.

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