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The Privilege of Youth: A Teenager's Story of Longing for Acceptance and Friendship

By Dave Pelzer (Author)
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Item description for The Privilege of Youth: A Teenager's Story of Longing for Acceptance and Friendship by Dave Pelzer...

More than six million readers can attest to the heartbreak and courage of Dave Pelzer's story of growing up in an abusive home. His inspirational books have helped countless others triumph over hardship and misfortune.

Now this former lost boy who defeated insurmountable odds to emerge whole and happy at last takes us on his incredible odyssey toward healing and forgiveness. In The Privilege of Youth, Pelzer supplies the missing chapter of his life: as a boy on the threshold of adulthood. With his usual sensitivity and insight, he recounts the relentless taunting he endured from bullies; but he also describes the joys of learning and the thrill of making his first real friends - some of whom he still shares close relationships with today. He writes about the simple pleasures of exploring a neighborhood he was just beginning to get to know while trying to forget the hell he had endured as a child.

From high school to a world beyond the four walls that were his prison for so many years, The Privilege of Youth charts this crucial turning point in Dave Pelzer's life. This brave and compassionate memoir from the man who has journeyed far will inspire a whole new generation of readers.

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Item Specifications...

Format: Audiobook,   Unabridged
Studio: Brilliance Audio Unabridged Lib Ed
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 6.04" Height: 1.26"
Weight:   0.89 lbs.
Binding  Audio Cassette
Release Date   Jan 31, 2004
Publisher   Brilliance Audio Unabridged Lib Ed
ISBN  1593552297  
ISBN13  9781593552299  

Availability  0 units.

More About Dave Pelzer

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Dave Pelzeris the #1New York Timesbestselling author ofA Child Called It", The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave, Help Yourself, andThe Privilege of Youth.He travels more than 250 days a year throughout the nation speaking to large groups of youth and adults on the topics of resilience and overcoming obstacles. He has appeared on theOprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, andThe Montel Williams Show, among other national shows."

Dave Pelzer currently resides in Guerneville, in the state of California.

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1Books > Audiocassettes > Biographies & Memoirs > Family & Children
2Books > Audiocassettes > Biographies & Memoirs > General
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4Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Family & Childhood
5Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > General
6Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Memoirs
7Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Mental Health > Abuse & Self Defense > Sexual Abuse
8Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Self-Help > Motivational

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Slow but helpful  May 29, 2008
It took a while for me to get my order but the seller was extreamly helpful and answered all my questions very fast. Product is in great shape!! Better then described!!
Unecessary and not very good  May 29, 2008
This book covers a time that was already written about in The Lost Boy. Despite my love for Dave's other books I think this was an attempt to milk out more money from his already established fans. This book does not give much more information about his life and only a few forgettable fun stories about his teenage years. Don't waste your time on this one, just read the first three.
Not his best work  May 3, 2008
I have read A Child Called "It", The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave and Help Yourself and I must say that this book was not Dave's best work. The writing did not keep me interested as his other books have. While reading this I felt like the passion just wasn't there.
Read every Dave Pelzer book  Apr 20, 2008
Read every Dave Pelzer book he writes. He is an exceptional human being. There should be more people like him without having to go through the abuse he endured.
good book!  Apr 19, 2008
this is a good book! i love it when dave sees that boy from the lost boy, and the boy says what you call my sister? then david says a horror? then the boy punches dave, makes his nose bleed, and says, don't you ever, ever, call my sister a whore again! read it if you like dave pelzer as much as me!

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