This is the conclusion to Dave Pelzer's trilogy of memoirs, the first two volumes of which were A Child Called 'It' and The Lost Boy . Abused and starved from childhood by his unstable mother, Dave confronts the past and learns to live for the future.
A Man Named Dave is the conclusion to Dave Pelzer's trilogy of memoirs, the first two volumes of which were A Child Called 'It' and The Lost Boy .;From childhood, Dave was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother, a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games with her son's life; games his father chose to ignore and which the outside world knew nothing about.;With extraordinary generosity of spirit, Dave takes us on his journey confronting his past. In a dramatic reunion he confronts his father and ultimately the mother who so brutally abused him. Finally Dave finds the courage to break the chains of the past and learn to love, trust and live for the future.
'His story is a stirring testament to the power of the human spirit and has helped victims of abuse the world over come to terms with their own experiences' THE MAIL ON SUNDAY, 14 July 2002
Dave Pelzer is recognised as one of America's most effective and respected communicators. His unique accomplishments have garnered personal commendations from Ronald Reagan and George Bush. He has dedicated his life to helping others help themselves.
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