Sie nannten mich "Es"

Der Mut eines Kindes zu überleben

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641108632

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

View: 3960

Das Trauma einer Kindheit: Dave wird von der eigenen Mutter gequält und mißhandelt. Von blauen Flecken übersät und halb verhungert, fällt der Junge auf, weil er Mitschülern das Pausenbrot stiehlt. Bis seine Lehrer es wagen, gegen die Mutter einzuschreiten, vergehen Jahre. Es gelingt ihm, sich aus der Hölle zu befreien. Ein erschütternder Bericht, geschildert aus der Perspektive des kleinen Jungen, der uns alle mit der Frage konfrontiert, wie lange man die Augen vor elterlicher Gewalt verschließen darf.
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Sie nannten mich "Es"

der Mut eines Kindes zu überleben

Author: David J. Pelzer

Publisher: Goldmann Wilhelm Verlag Gmbh

ISBN: 9783442150557

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 158

View: 5085

Das Trauma einer Kindheit: Dave wird von der eigenen Mutter gequält und mißhandelt. Von blauen Flecken übersät und halb verhungert, fällt der Junge auf, weil er Mitschülern das Pausenbrot stiehlt. Bis seine Lehrer es wagen, gegen die Mutter einzuschreiten, vergehen Jahre. Es gelingt ihm, sich aus der Hölle zu befreien. Ein erschütternder Bericht, geschildert aus der Perspektive des kleinen Jungen, der uns alle mit der Frage konfrontiert, wie lange man die Augen vor elterlicher Gewalt verschließen darf.
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A Child Called It

One Child's Courage to Survive

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.

ISBN: 1558743669

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 184

View: 9366

Tells the story of a child's abuse at the hands of his alcoholic mother
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A Child Called It

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409124622

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 6418

A harrowing, yet inspiring true story of a young boy's abusive childhood, from internationally bestselling author Dave Pelzer. 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. The outside world knew nothing of the nightmare played out behind closed doors. But throughout Dave kept alive dreams of finding a family to love him. This book covers the early years of his life and is an affecting and inspirational book of the horrors of child abuse and the steadfast determination of one child to survive.
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Ein Mann namens Dave

eine Geschichte von Triumph und Vergebung

Author: David J. Pelzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783453877429

Category:

Page: 461

View: 6000

Viele Jahre sind vergangen, seit Dave seiner brutalen Mutter entfliehen konnte, die ihn jahrelang misshandelt hatte. Obwohl er beruflich Karriere macht und selbst eine Familie gründet, kann er sich von den Schatten seiner Kindheit nur schwer befreien. Er fühlt sich als Aussenseiter und wird von Alpträumen verfolgt. Auch das Scheitern seiner Ehe erfüllt ihn mit Selbstzweifeln. Als Dave dann seiner Mutter nach Jahren wieder begegnet, erfährt er erneut unverminderten Hass. Er sucht nach Gründen für ihre Grausamkeit ihm gegenüber und findet erschütternde Spuren in ihrer eigenen Kindheit.
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My Story

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780752864013

Category: Abused children

Page: 490

View: 7066

The remarkable trilogy from SUNDAY TIMES No.1 Bestseller Dave Pelzer - now in one volume. A CHILD CALLED 'IT' is Dave Pelzer's story of a child beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games that left one of her three sons nearly dead. Dave was no longer considered a son, or a boy, but an 'it'. His bed was an old army cot in the basement and when he was allowed food it was scraps from the dogs' bowl. Throughout, Dave kept alive the dream of finding a family who would love and care for him. THE LOST BOY: the harrowing but ultimately uplifting true story of Dave's journey through the foster-care system in search of a family who will love him. A MAN NAMED DAVE: the gripping conclusion to this inspirational trilogy. With extraordinary generosity of spirit, Dave takes us on a journey into his past. At last he confronts his father and ultimately his mother. Finally, Dave finds the courage to break the chains of the past and learn to love, trust and live for the future.
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Too Close to Me

The Middle-Aged Consequences of Revealing A Child Called “It”

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Rosetta Books

ISBN: 0795343310

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 540

View: 2516

The #1 New York Times–bestselling author and child abuse survivor reveals the challenges that he still faces as an adult, as a husband, and as a father. In the blockbuster autobiography A Child Called “It”, Dave Pelzer shared the story of his childhood—one of the most dramatic and extreme stories of child abuse ever prosecuted in the state of California. As a child, Pelzer was beaten, starved, and abused both emotionally and physically by his alcoholic and mentally unstable mother. As a man, Pelzer went on to have love, happiness, a fulfilling career, and a family of his own. To many, Pelzer seemed to have found his happy ending. But for a child abuse survivor, living a normal adult life carries challenges and complications above and beyond those faced by most people. This book, the fifth in Pelzer’s nonfiction series, provides an honest and courageous look at the difficulties inherent in marriage, parenthood, work, and life from the perspective of someone who survived horrific physical and emotional terrors as a child—and who seeks to meet the responsibilities and complications of adult life with love, strength, and an open heart.
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A Child Called "It" and The Lost Boy

One Child's Courage to Survive

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780739400616

Category: Abused children

Page: 294

View: 7663

A book about child abuse.
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A Man Named Dave

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409124649

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

View: 1521

The concluding volume of Dave Pelzer's million-copy bestselling memoir. 'I don't blame others for my problems. I stand on my own. And one day, you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself.' These words were eighteen-year-old Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother, a woman who had abused him with shocking brutality. But even years after he was rescued, his life remained a continual struggle. Dave felt rootless and awkward, an outcast haunted by memories of his years as the bruised, cowering 'It' locked in his mother's basement. Dave's dramatic reunion with his dying father and the shocking confrontation with his mother led to his ultimate calling: mentor to others struggling with personal hardships. From a difficult marriage to the birth of his son, from an unfulfilling career to an enduring friendship, Dave was finally able to break the chains of his past, learning to trust, to love, and to live.
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The Lost Boy

A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.

ISBN: 1558745157

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 340

View: 1847

The author continues the story of his own child abuse, and his experiences being a foster child moving in and out of five different foster homes
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Charlie und die Schokoladenfabrik

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644574219

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 4705

Willy Wonka stand ganz allein in dem großen offenen Fabriktor. Seine Augen waren ungewöhnlich lebhaft. Plötzlich machte er ein paar komische kleine Tanzschritte, breitete die Arme aus und rief: «Willkommen, meine kleinen Freunde! Willkommen in der Schokoladenfabrik!» Der geheimnisvolle Willy Wonka öffnet zum ersten Mal die Tore seiner Schokoladenfabrik. Charlie kann es kaum fassen, dass er als eines der fünf glücklichen Kinder, die eine Goldene Eintrittskarte gewonnen haben, dort hineindarf. Denn Willy Wonka macht nicht nur die köstlichste Schokolade – er ist der beste Süßigkeitenerfinder aller Zeiten! Aber Charlie hätte nie gedacht, welche verrückten Abenteuer ihn in Wonkas Schokoladenfabrik wirklich erwarten würden ...
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Help Yourself

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101174142

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

View: 8430

As nearly four million readers have learned from his three previous books, Dave Pelzer doesn't believe in feeling sorry for himself. Abused mercilessly by his mother as a child, Dave has taken everything that happened to him and turned it into something positive so that he can help others. Now happily married and with a child of his own, he celebrates the twin pillars of strength that saw him through his darkest hours: resilience and gratitude. And he shows how anyone can tap into these virtues to live a better and more fulfilling life. In Help Yourself, Dave Pelzer explains how to move beyond a painful history, harmful negative thoughts, and innumerable setbacks by urging readers to take control and be accountable for their lives. Filled with his own history, as well as the personal struggles of others who have learned how to turn adversity into triumph, Help Yourself is a rousing call to readers who want real answers to real problems. Never before in paperback, it will undoubtedly join Pelzer's previous paperbacks on bestseller lists for years to come.
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Boy

Schönes und Schreckliches aus meiner Kinderzeit

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783499156939

Category: Authors, English

Page: 200

View: 9434

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The Privilege of Youth

The Inspirational Story of a Teenager's Search for Friendship and Acceptance

Author: Dave Pelzer

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141907150

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 7896

Dave Pelzer's bestselling autobiographical trilogy are an international phenomenon. Distressing, heartbreaking and yet inspirational, the fourth in the series guarantees the same level of success. His next book centres on his experience of bullying at school and the friends he made in his neighbourhood who helped him fight back. He tells the story of his high school years when he met two friends who helped him get through the perils and promises of adolescence. It is a story of hope and heartache, and reveals the many positive influences in Dave's teenage years as well as the agonizing choices he had to make to reclaim his life from the childhood he lost to abuse.
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It to Yobareta Ko

Author: デイヴペルザー

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9784770027931

Category:

Page: 184

View: 832

カリフォルニア州史上最大の虐待といわれた児童虐待を受けながら、不屈の勇気をもって生き延び、愛深き人たちによって、ついに救い出されたデイヴ少年。苦しみを乗り越えて書き上げた、感動の記録。
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Wenn ihr uns findet

Roman

Author: Emily Murdoch

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641122554

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 6559

Es gibt Geheimnisse, die zu groß sind für das Herz eines Mädchens Klamotten, Partys, Jungs und Schule: Diese Welt ist Carey und ihrer kleinen Schwester Jenessa völlig fremd. Die Geräusche des Waldes, das beengte und doch so vertraute Zusammenleben im Wohnwagen und die oft tagelange Abwesenheit ihrer Mom – das ist der Alltag der Mädchen, die in einem Trailer tief versteckt inmitten eines Naturschutzgebietes leben. Als Careys und Jenessas Vater die Mädchen zu sich und seiner neuen Familie holt, finden die Tage im Wald ein jähes Ende. Zu jäh für die fünfzehnjährige Carey, die sich daran gewöhnt hat, sich und ihre Schwester durchzubringen und zu beschützen, koste es, was es wolle. Dass der Preis dafür mitunter sehr hoch war, begreift sie erst jetzt durch die liebevolle Anteilnahme ihres Vaters. Weil sie das Geheimnis, das auf ihrem Herzen lastet, nicht für immer verdrängen kann ...
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Dave Pelzer's Life Lessons

Author: David J. Pelzer

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007146914

Category: Adult child abuse victims

Page: 128

View: 7736

Dave Pelzer's case of child abuse was one of the worst recorded cases in US history. Yet he was able to rise above these horrific circumstances and become who he wanted to be. How was it possible for him to overcome such insurmountable odds? In this little book, Dave Pelzer gives advice on how to survive difficulty and change your life, bringing hope and help for everyone when times are tough. He shares the principles he has discovered on how to survive difficulty and embrace challenges as an opportunity for growth.
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Search Inside Yourself

Das etwas andere Glücks-Coaching

Author: Chade-Meng Tan

Publisher: Arkana

ISBN: 3641095492

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

View: 8914

Die beste Suchmaschine ist unser Geist Seit 2007 bietet Google seinen Mitarbeitern ein Programm für persönliches Wachstum an: »Search inside yourself«. Den Anstoß dazu gab Chade-Meng Tan, ein Google-Ingenieur, der diesen Acht-Wochen-Kurs zusammen mit renommierten Wissenschaftlern wie Jon Kabat-Zinn und Daniel Goleman entwickelte. »Search inside yourself« bietet ein Achtsamkeitstraining, um emotionale Intelligenz zu erlernen, mit dem Ziel, zufriedener, gelassener, kreativer und schließlich auch erfolgreicher zu werden. Es umfasst Übungen und Meditationen, um die Konzentration zu verbessern, die Selbstwahrnehmung zu erhöhen und nützliche mentale Gewohnheiten zu entwickeln. Bei Google ist dieses Trainingsprogramm äußerst beliebt und nachgefragt. Chade-Meng Tan macht es nun erstmals öffentlich zugänglich. Mit Leichtigkeit und Witz, und dabei stets wissenschaftlich fundiert (er ist ja Ingenieur!) zeigt er einen etwas anderen, jedoch sehr vielversprechenden Weg zu Kreativität und Lebensglück. Und wenn das bei Google funktioniert – warum nicht auch bei uns?
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