The Resource A man named Dave : a story of triumphs and forgiveness

A man named Dave : a story of triumphs and forgiveness

Label
A man named Dave : a story of triumphs and forgiveness
Title
A man named Dave
Title remainder
a story of triumphs and forgiveness
Statement of responsibility
Dave Pelzer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'I don't blame others for my problems. I stand on my own. And one day, you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself.' These words were eighteen-year-old Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother - a woman who had abused him with shocking brutality. But even years after he was rescued, his life remained a continual struggle. Dave felt rootless and awkward, an outcast haunted by memories of his years as the bruised, cowering 'It' locked in his mother's basement. Dave's dramatic reunion with his dying father and the shocking confrontation with his mother led to his ultimate calling: mentor to others struggling with personal hardships. From a difficult marriage to the birth of his son, from an unfulfilling career to an enduring friendship, Dave was finally able to break the chains of his past, learning to trust, to love, and to live
Member of
Summary
The journey of Dave Pelzer is completed as he confronts his abusive parents and seeks to create a life filled with love and acceptance
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
217631
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pelzer, David J
Dewey number
362.76092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
David Pelzer trilogy
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Abused children
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Abusive mothers
  • Family violence
  • Foster home care
  • Adult child abuse victims
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a story of triumph and forgiveness
Label
A man named Dave : a story of triumphs and forgiveness
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
426 pages
Isbn
9780525945215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 756625
Label
A man named Dave : a story of triumphs and forgiveness
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
426 pages
Isbn
9780525945215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 756625

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