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The Resource A teenager's journey : overcoming a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer

A teenager's journey : overcoming a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer

Label
A teenager's journey : overcoming a childhood of abuse
Title
A teenager's journey
Title remainder
overcoming a childhood of abuse
Statement of responsibility
Richard B. Pelzer
Title variation
Teenager's journey
Title variation remainder
a memoir : overcoming a childhood of abuse
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After the success of his brother Dave Pelzer's bestselling memoir, Richard B. Pelzer touched thousands with his own account of an abusive childhood. In his second book, Richard reveals how the horrific treatment he endured as a boy affected him throughout his teenage years. As an adolescent, he found himself turning to drugs--even contemplating suicide--as he struggled to separate and live an autonomous life, away from his horrifying family situation. His salvation finally came when a surrogate family took him in, offering comfort, hope, and unconditional love--and, ultimately, the transformational power of forgiveness--From publisher description
Cataloging source
ON8
Dewey number
362.7/6/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A teenager's journey : overcoming a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- Good-bye, California -- The angel -- Where to now? -- Speak no evil -- Going over the edge -- Temporary foster care -- Hawaii or bust -- A second chance -- "I'm sorry" -- Busted -- Forsaken? -- Troop Nichols -- John and Darlene -- On my own -- Letting go-- again -- The Christmas letter -- Over? -- Afterword -- Author's note -- Silent tears -- Child abuse prevention resources
Control code
sky248883658
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xvii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780446698351
System control number
a1783202
Label
A teenager's journey : overcoming a childhood of abuse, Richard B. Pelzer
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- Good-bye, California -- The angel -- Where to now? -- Speak no evil -- Going over the edge -- Temporary foster care -- Hawaii or bust -- A second chance -- "I'm sorry" -- Busted -- Forsaken? -- Troop Nichols -- John and Darlene -- On my own -- Letting go-- again -- The Christmas letter -- Over? -- Afterword -- Author's note -- Silent tears -- Child abuse prevention resources
Control code
sky248883658
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xvii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780446698351
System control number
a1783202

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