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

by Pelzer, Dave
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ISBN: 9780452286290
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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.

  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Pelzer, Dave
  • ISBN: 9780452286290
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 7.70 x 0.60
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • Publication Year: 2004

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