The lost boy: a foster child's search for the love of a family

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Imagine a young boy who has never had a loving home. His only possesions are the old, torn clothes he carries in a paper bag. The only world he knows is one of isolation and fear. Although others had rescued this boy from his abusive alcoholic mother, his real hurt is just begining -- he has no place to call home.

This is Dave Pelzer's long-awaited sequel to A Child Called "It". In The Lost Boy, he answers questions and reveals new adventures through the compelling story of his life as an adolescent. Now considered an F-Child (Foster Child), Dave is moved in and out of five different homes. He suffers shame and experiences resentment from those who feel that all foster kids are trouble and unworthy of being loved just because they are not part of a "real" family.

Tears, laughter, devastation and hope create the journey of this little lost boy who searches desperately for just one thing -- the love of a family.

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Grouping Title lost boy a foster childs search for the love of a family
Grouping Author pelzer david j
Grouping Category book
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display_description As a child, Dave Pelzer was brutally beaten and starved by his mother. The world knew nothing of his living nightmare and he had nothing and no one to turn to. But his dreams kept him alive -- dreams of someone taking care of him, loving him and calling him their son.
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publishDate 1997, 2001
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subject_facet Abused children -- California -- Daly City -- Biography, Abused children -- California -- Daly City -- Biography -- Audiobooks (CD), Abusive mothers -- California -- Daly City -- Family relationships, Abusive mothers -- California -- Daly City -- Family relationships -- Audiobooks (CD), Audiobooks (CD), Children of alcoholics -- California -- Daly City -- Biography, Children of alcoholics -- California -- Daly City -- Biography -- Audiobooks (CD), Family violence -- California -- Daly City, Family violence -- California -- Daly City -- Audiobooks (CD), Foster home care -- California -- Case studies, Foster home care -- California -- Case studies -- Audiobooks (CD), Pelzer, David J
title_display The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family
title_full The lost boy : [sound recording] : a foster child's search for the love of a family / by Dave Pelzer, The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family / Dave Pelzer
title_short The lost boy :
title_sub a foster child's search for the love of a family
topic_facet Abused children, Abusive mothers, Audiobooks (CD), Children of alcoholics, Family relationships, Family violence, Foster home care, Pelzer, David J