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

Pelzer, Richard B (Author).
Book Book (c2005.)
Description: 262 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2005.
10 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 10 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction HV 883 .C2 P43 2005 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Nonfiction 362.76/P393b (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Biography BIO PELZER, RICHARD 2005 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks HV883.C2 P43 2005 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction HV 883 .C2 P43 2005 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Teen Nonfiction Teen/Biography Memoir/Pelzer (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody South Branch Adult Nonfiction Teen/ Relationships & Self Help/Pelzer (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 362.76/PELZER (Text to Phone) Available -
Saugus Adult Biographies BIO Pelzer (Text to Phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 362.76 P (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780446696333 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0446696331 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780446533683 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0446533688 (hardcover) :
  • Edition: 1st Warner Books ed.
General Note: A memoir from the brother of David J. Pelzer.
Contents: That was then -- Good boy -- Brothers -- No one -- He never said good-bye -- The break -- An ambulance ride -- The gun -- The last betrayal -- Christmas -- A crack in the ice -- Full circle -- Saying good-bye to my hero -- There's life out there -- Dad -- Calistoga -- Welcome back -- Letting go.
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.
Citation: Pelzer, Richard B. "A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse." New York : Warner Books, 2005.
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