A brother's journey: Surviving a childhood of abuse

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The brother of the bestselling author of A Child Called It reveals the full story of his unspeakable parental abuse.
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Grouping Title brother s journey surviving a childhood of abuse
Grouping Author pelzer richard b
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display_description Mom has no one like David around to beat on anymore. I am more afraid of her than ever...I get in more trouble for anything I do or say. Now I find that I'm always in trouble and I don't know why. Now that David is gone, I'm afraid that she will try to kill me, like she tried to kill him. I'm afraid that she will treat me like an animal like she did him. I'm afraid that now I'm her IT. 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 account is a testament to the strength of the human heart and its capacity to triumph over almost unimaginable trauma.
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subject_facet Abused children -- California -- Daly City -- Biography, Abusive mothers -- California -- Daly City -- Family relationships, Adult child abuse victims -- United States -- Biography, Children of alcoholics -- California -- Daly City -- Biography, Family violence -- California -- Daly City, Large type books, Pelzer, Richard B
title_display A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse
title_full A Brother's Journey Surviving a Childhood of Abuse, A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse / Richard B. Pelzer, A brother's journey [text (large print)] : Surviving a childhood of abuse / Richard B. Pelzer
title_short A brother's journey :
title_sub Surviving a childhood of abuse
topic_facet Abused children, Abusive mothers, Adult child abuse victims, Biography & Autobiography, Children of alcoholics, Family & Relationships, Family relationships, Family violence, Large type books, Nonfiction, Pelzer, Richard B