The remarkable trilogy from SUNDAY TIMES No.1 Bestseller Dave Pelzer - now in one volume. A CHILD CALLED 'IT' is Dave Pelzer's story of a child beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games that left one of her three sons nearly dead.
Dave was no longer considered a son, or a boy, but an 'it'.
His bed was an old army cot in the basement and when he was allowed food it was scraps from the dogs' bowl.
Throughout, Dave kept alive the dream of finding a family who would love and care for him.
THE LOST BOY: the harrowing but ultimately uplifting true story of Dave's journey through the foster-care system in search of a family who will love him.
A MAN NAMED DAVE: the gripping conclusion to this inspirational trilogy.
With extraordinary generosity of spirit, Dave takes us on a journey into his past.
At last he confronts his father and ultimately his mother.
Finally, Dave finds the courage to break the chains of the past and learn to love, trust and live for the future.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 496 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 16/09/2004
- Category: Autobiography: general
- ISBN: 9780752864013