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A man named Dave : a story of triumph and forgiveness / Dave Pelzer.

Pelzer, David J. (Author).

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  • 110 of 116 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Tyson Library - Versailles.

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1 current hold with 116 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Tyson Library - Versailles 362.76 PEL (Text) 31070500413956 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 01/11/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 0452281903 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 339 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Plume, 2004.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0
    • Copy Count: 5 / 5.0

Content descriptions

General Note: "Previously published in a Dutton edition"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Author's note -- 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 -- Epilogue -- Perspectives : Dave -- Claire -- Stephen -- Marsha -- About the author -- Keynotes.
Summary, etc.: "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. But even after he was rescued, his life remained haunted by memories of his years as the bruised, cowering "It" locked in his mother's basement. Desperately trying to make something of his life, Dave was determined to weather every setback and gain strength from adversity. With stunning generosity of spirit, Dave Pelzer invites readers on his journey to discover how a lost, nameless boy finally found himself in the heart and soul of a man who is free at last.--From the publisher.
Target Audience Note: 900 Lexile.
Subject: Pelzer, David J.
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