The Privilege of Youth

The Privilege of Youth

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Format
Ebook
Price
$12.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101219423
  • 240 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview

The #1 New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author who is a shining example of what overcoming adversity really means now shares the lost chapter of his uplifting journey, which has touched the lives of millions. 

From A Child Called “It” to The Lost Boy, from A Man Named Dave to Help Yourself, Dave Pelzer’s inspirational books have helped countless others triumph over hardship and misfortune. In The Privilege of Youth, he shares the missing chapter of his life: as a boy on the threshold of adulthood. With sensitivity and insight, he recounts the relentless taunting he endured from bullies; but he also describes 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 his neighborhood, while trying to forget the hell waiting for him at home.

From high school to a world beyond the four walls that were his prison for so many years, The Privilege of Youth bravely and compassionately charts this crucial turning point in Dave Pelzer’s life and will inspire a whole new generation of readers.




From the Trade Paperback edition.

Praise

“A monumental series of books about courage and triumph. Pelzer demonstrates, as few have, that it is in the darkest skies that the stars are best seen.”—Richard Paul Evans, New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box
 
“A living example that all of us have the capability to better ourselves no matter what the odds. Dave Pelzer inspires us all.”—Jack Canfield, coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Soul
 
“Dave Pelzer is a living testament to resilience, personal responsibility, and the triumph of the spirit.”—John Bradshaw, author of Homecoming and Family Secrets
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