A Child Called It (Dave Pelzer #1)



Also See Alternate Cover Editions For This ISBN ACEACE 1 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 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.A Child Called It (Dave Pelzer #1)

An author best known for his 1995 memoir of childhood abuse, A Child Called It At the age of 12, Dave was removed from an abusive home and placed in a series of foster homes In 1979, he joined the Air Force and later became an author of memoirs and self improvement books A CHILD CALLED IT IS COMING TO THE BIG SCREEN August 2017 We are very excited to announce that writer producer David Gol An author best known for his 1995 memoir of childhood abuse, A Child Called It At the age of 12, Dave was removed from an abusive home and placed in a series of foster homes In 1979, he joined the Air Force and later became an author of memoirs and self improvement books A CHILD CALLED IT IS COMING TO THE BIG SCREEN August 2017 We are very excited to announce that writer producer David Goldblum of Conscious Contact Productions has acquired the film rights to Dave Pelzer s, 1 New York Times bestselling book, A Child Called IT which was on the New York Times Best Sellers List for a record breaking six years Tamlin Hall, whose film Holden On has won multiple awards around the country is attached to direct Dave Pelzer is adapting the screenplay alongside Goldblum and Hall The movie is in pre production, with production set to begin in Spring 2018 A List talent are already circling the project Be sure and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates

[Reading] ➷ A Child Called It (Dave Pelzer #1)  By Dave Pelzer – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 184 pages
  • A Child Called It (Dave Pelzer #1)
  • Dave Pelzer
  • English
  • 15 April 2019
  • 1558743669

10 thoughts on “A Child Called It (Dave Pelzer #1)

  1. says:

    This book is very likely made up from start to finish The events in it read like Pelzer imagined the worst child abuse possible and then said, And it all happened to me Yeah, right His brother and grandmother said in an interview that it was all rubbish, too, which castsdoubt upon the whole thing Pelzer also bought his own book in bulk so the sales numbers would put it on t...

  2. says:

    This book was horrible Period A waste of my time You see, what really pisses me off with this book is this I have known kids that have come from horribly abusive situations that aregenuine than Pelzer is in his memoir The stories of his life in this book contradict one another, are extremely over the top and, dare I say, fabricated some Now, before anyone wants to crucify me, look at the facts His family members were interviewed and stated that this was pure fantasy I can concede This book was horrible Period A waste of my time You see, what really pisses me off with this book is this I have known kids that have come from horribly abusive situations that aregenuine than Pelzer is in his memoir The stories of his life in this book contradict one another, are extremely over the top and, dare I say, fabricated some Now, before anyone wants to crucify me, look at the facts His family members were interviewed and stated that this was pure fantasy I can concede that the family members may have lied He bought numerous copies of his own book to inflate sales records so that the book would have a better chance at getting on bestseller lists Again, I can concede that he was only helping his writing along by wanting his book to be seen by a greater audience Ho...

  3. says:

    this book was the hostel , or saw IV of memoirs i don t really know why i read it it was free, first of all and, i guess like any normal human being, i cannot look away from a trainwreck a child called it is not very well written you walk away withquestions than you do answers you don t really learn anything you do, however, come away with having read ...

  4. says:

    Easily the most terrifying book I ve ever read I think I had literally repressed the memory of it, until I randomly happened across the title this week I experienced this book in a fairly odd way, during a week long cheerleading camp my sopho year of high school My coach was reading it and somehow ended up reading the entire book aloud to my squad during breaks and at night Once she started, we were all addicted and spent every free moment listening with rapt and horrified attention I r Easily the most terrifying book I ve ever read I think I had literally repressed the memory of it, until I randomly happened across the title this week I experienced this book in a fairly odd way, during a week long cheerleading camp my sopho year of high school My coach was reading it and somehow ended up reading the entire book aloud to my squad during breaks and at night Once she started, we were all addicted and spent every free moment listening with rapt and horrified attention I remember with almost painful clarity the way in which we sat at her feet listening to this story of a boy who endured a long childhood of astonishing, sadistic abuse at the hands of his mother Girls were crying for long stretches, and not being a crier myself, I listened in a sort of shell shocked, wide eyed paralysis After every single part of the reading, I was convinced it couldn t get worse, that she couldn t possibly do any...

  5. says:

    A Child Called It HCI, 1995 9.95By Dave Pelzer ISBN 1558743669 One very common issue that goes around in our world is child abuse, it happens everywhere and it is something that is horrible and cannot be stopped Dave Pelzer, the author of the autobiographical book, A Child Called It, shows the very dark corners of child abuse by viewing to the readers his horrific life as a young boy living with his mother that constantly abused him Dave Pelzer, who lived with his unstable, disturbed, alcoh A Child Called It HCI...

  6. says:

    I did not like this book But that s okay You re not supposed to like it It s a horrible, horrible book A trainwreck of a book I wanted to look away, but just couldn t I know it s the first part in a trilogy, but I doubt I m going to read the other two books It was too, too depressing.Actually, the person I got most angry with was the father The mother was obviously sick and needed help There s no other explanation for the awful things she subjected her son to But what s the father s ex I did not like this book But that s okay You re not supposed to like it It s a horrible, horrible book A trainwreck of a book I wanted to look away, but just couldn t I know it s the first part in a trilogy, but I doubt I m going to read the other two books It was too, too depressing.Actually, the person I got most angry with was the father The mother was obviously sick and needed help There s no other explanation for the awful things she subjecte...

  7. says:

    Oh my god, what can I possibly say about this book When I first started reading this book last year, I was just so hooked to it and I just wanted to know everything about this book It was all about this author s childhood gone horrible with the extreme abuse, the torture and suffering I really couldn t believe my eyes, the author described like, everything he went through, all the pain he had to go through, how he felt and everything I could really understand how he felt but one thing about Oh my god, what can I possibly say about this book When I first started reading this book last year, I was just so hooked to it and I just wanted to know everything about this book It was all about this author s childhood gone horrible with the extreme abuse, the torture and suffering I really couldn t believe my eyes, the author described like, everything he went through, all the pain he had to go through, how he felt and everything I could really understand how he felt but one thing about this book I don t get at all is how his own mother transformed from a loving mother to a nightmarish, abusive mother so quickly I mean, the author was only, like a little boy when his mother started abusing him.This book is extremely emotional and can make you feel so bad for the author and even cry so This book was all about the author s childhood and how he survi...

  8. says:

    I ve sat with this book on my desk for a couple weeks, unable to decide what I would write for a review I m wholly torn between this being one of my most asked for and least favorite ever titles I wish the amount of times I heard this was the first book I liked and the amount of times it s been billed stolen from the library corresponded to its quality, but I truly found it very short on redeeming qualities Eric s Goodreads review says pretty much what I would say The writing was cliched I ve sat with this book on my desk for a couple weeks, unable to decide what I would write for a review I m wholly torn between this being one of my most asked for and least favorite ever titles I wish the amount of times I heard this was the first book I liked and the amount of times it s been billed stolen from the library corresponded to its quality, but I truly found it very short on redeeming qualities Eric s Goodreads review says pretty much what I would say The writing was cliched and the plot moved along by way of one day, one Sunday, or later There was never any explanation attempted for the mother s instant transformation from idyllic homemaker to savage abuser unless you are supposed to infer that it s alcohol s fault, in which case, talk a little about alcoholism There is absolutely no process of recovery or explanation or psychological background, and the book leaves huge questions open, saying Please understand that many of...

  9. says:

    Why the hell did I pick this book up It was depressing as hell and it was poorly written It chronicles the abuse this little boy named David went through as a child And I think abuse is too mild a term for what he went through It was horrible Reading the torture he endured at the hand of his own family was painful I came away from this book depressed And I had several thoughts that kept running through my head What was the point of this book It almost seemed like a shrink told him to wr Why the hell did I pick this book up It was depressing as hell and it was poorly written It chronicles the abuse this little boy named David went through as a child And I think abuse is too mild a term for what he went through It was horrible Reading the torture he endured at the hand of his own family was painful I came away from this book depressed And ...

  10. says:

    A Child Called It One Child s Courage to SurviveDave PelzerHealth Communications, Inc., 1993, 153 pp., 9.95ISBN 1 55874 366 9 Have your parents ever abused you In The Child Called It , a true story that can bring tears to the eyes of anyone with a beating heart, Dave, the protagonist, is abused in the most horrifying ways possible What kind of mother would want to hurt their own little child David s mom s actions can prove that wrong Once, I ate some leftover pork Hours later I bent o A Child Called It One Child s Courage to SurviveDave PelzerHealth Communications, Inc., 1993, 153 pp., 9.95ISBN 1 55874 366 9 Have your parents ever abused you In The Child Called It , a true story that can bring tears to the eyes of anyone with a beating heart, Dave, the protagonist, is abused in the most horrifying ways possible What kind of mother would want to hurt their own little child David s mom s actions can prove that wrong Once, I ate some leftover pork Hours later I bent over in extreme pain While I was sick, Mother informed me she had purposefully left the meat in the refrigerator for two weeks, to spoil before she threw it away Pelzer 63 The book tells of a little child, Dave, the protagonist, who goes through many troub...

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