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A child called 'it' / Dave Pelzer.

By: Pelzer, David J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, England : Orion Books Ltd, 2014Description: 169, 25, 22 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781409151395 (paperback).Subject(s): Pelzer, David J | Abused children -- Biography | Children of alcoholics -- Biography | Abusive mothers | Family violenceDDC classification: 362.76092 Summary: Dave Pelzer was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother - a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games. She no longer considered Dave a son, but a slave; no longer a boy, but an 'it'. His bed was an old army cot in the basement, his clothes were torn and unwashed, and when he was allowed the luxury of food it was scraps from the dog's bowl.
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Dave Pelzer was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother - a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games. She no longer considered Dave a son, but a slave; no longer a boy, but an 'it'. His bed was an old army cot in the basement, his clothes were torn and unwashed, and when he was allowed the luxury of food it was scraps from the dog's bowl.