A Teenager's Journey

A Teenager's Journey

Overcoming A Childhood of Abuse

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
A follow-up to A Brother's Journey describes how the childhood abuse revealed in his original memoir affected him throughout his teen years, during which he turned to drugs, contemplated suicide, and struggled to live an autonomous life away from his family. 75,000 first printing.

Book News
In A Brother's Journey, Richard Pelzer revealed the grim details of a childhood spent enduring abuse at the hands of his schizophrenic mother. In this memoir, he recounts the harrowing story of his teen years, which were marked by suicide attempts and drug addiction. He also goes on to describe his difficult, but ultimately inspiring journey to freedom and forgiveness. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Hachette Book Group
This triumphant follow-up to his "New York Times" bestselling memoir "A Brother's Journey" chronicles Pelzer's heartbreaking teenage years as he struggled with the effects of childhood abuse and how a surrogate family offered him comfort and hope.

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& Taylor

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.
The author describes how the childhood abuse he suffered affected him throughout his teen years, during which he turned to drugs, contemplated suicide, and struggled to live an autonomous life away from his family.

Publisher: New York : Warner Wellness, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780446579704
044657970X
Branch Call Number: 362.76 P3691t
Characteristics: xvii, 215 p. ; 22 cm

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