A child called "it": one child's courage to survive

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This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an "it." Dave's bed was an old army cot in the basement, and his clothes were torn and raunchy. When his mother allowed him the luxury of food, it was nothing more than spoiled scraps that even the dogs refused to eat. The outside world knew nothing of his living nightmare. He had nothing or no one to turn to, but his dreams kept him alive--dreams of someone taking care of him, loving him and calling him their son.
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display_descriptionA Child Called "It" is an account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games - games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an "it."--Back cover.
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seriesDavid Pelzer trilogy
series_with_volumeDavid Pelzer trilogy|1
subject_facetAbused children
Abused children -- California -- Biography
Abused children -- California -- Daly City -- Biography
Abusive mothers -- California -- Daly City -- Biography
Abusive mothers -- Family relationships
Abusive mothers -- Family relationships -- California -- Daly City
Audiobooks, Unabridged
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
California
California -- Daly City
Child Abuse
Child Abuse -- Personal Narratives
Child Abuse -- personal narratives
Child abuse
Child of Impaired Parents
Child of Impaired Parents -- Personal Narratives
Child of Impaired Parents -- personal narratives
Children of alcoholics
Children of alcoholics -- Biography
Children of alcoholics -- California -- Biography
Children of alcoholics -- California -- Daly City -- Biography
Domestic violence -- Daly City (Calif.)
Electronic books
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Child Abuse
Family violence
Family violence -- California -- Daly City
Foster Home Care
Foster Home Care -- Personal Narratives
Foster Home Care -- personal narratives
Foster home care
Foster home care -- California
Mystery
Pelzer, David J
Pelzer, David J. -- Biography
Personal Narrative
SELF-HELP -- Abuse
Sound recordings
Young adult nonfiction
title_displayA child called "it" : one child's courage to survive
title_fullA child called "It" : one child's courage to survive / Dave Pelzer
A child called "It" [sound recording] : one child's courage to survive / by Dave Pelzer ; an unabridged performance by Brian Keeler
A child called "it" : one child's courage to survive / Dave Pelzer
A child called "it" [electronic resource] : one child's courage to survive / Dave Pelzer
title_shortA child called "it"
title_subone child's courage to survive
topic_facetAbuse
Abused children
Abusive mothers
Child Abuse
Child abuse
Child of Impaired Parents
Children of alcoholics
Domestic violence
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
Family relationships
Family violence
Foster Home Care
Foster home care
Pelzer, David J
SELF-HELP