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. Finally, his horrific plight could no longer be hidden from the outside world and Dave's life radically changed. The Lost Boy is the harrowing - but ultimately uplifting - true story of a boy's journey through the foster-care system in search of a family to love. The continuation of Dave Pelzer's story is a moving sequel and inspirational read for all.
`Essentially, The Lost Boy is a story of regeneration and resilience . . . What has made Dave Pelzer's story a bestseller is that it is also a story of redemption. It is a story where love, kindness, patience and endurance triumph' Daily Mail...Continua
Imagine a young boy who has never had a home. His only possessions are the old torn clothes he carries in a paper bad. His only world is isolation and fear. Although this young boy has been rescued from his alcoholic mother, the real hurt is just beginning - he has no place to call home.
This is Dave Pelzer's long-awaited sequel to A Child Called "It." Answers will be exposed and new adventures revealed in this compelling story of his life as an adolescent. Now considered an "F-child" - a foster child - young David experiences the instability of moving in and out of five different homes. Those who feel that all foster kids are trouble - and unworthy of being loved just because they are not a part of a real family - resent his presence and force him to suffer shame. Tears and laughter, devastation and hope: all create the journey of this little lost boy who desperately searches for the love of a family.
Though many in society ridicule the foster-care system and social-service fields, Dave Pelzer is a living testament to the necessity of their existence. Whether you are a fan of the author or picking up his work for the first time, The Lost Boy is a sequel that will move you and stand alone as a shining inspiration to all.
As a child, Dave Pelzer never had a read home. Rescued from an alcoholic, abusive mother,his only possessions were the old torn clothes he carried in a paper bag; the only world he knew was one of isolation and fear.
In the lost boy, Dave Pelzer relives his life as a foster child, in and out of five different homes. There were those who felt that all foster kids were trouble- unworthy of love- and resented his presence, forcing him to suffer yet more shame. But through it all Dave never stopped hoping and searching for the love of a real family.
The is the 2nd of book for the series. It's not bad as it still tells you about the different phases of an adolescence child going through and how he turns out to be decent man.