Dave Pelzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Child Called It", The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave, Help Yourself, and The Privilege of Youth. He travels more than 250 days a year throughout the nation speaking to large groups of youth and adults on the topics of resilience and overcoming obstacles. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and Larry King Live, among other national shows.
This biography was last updated on 12/21/2010.
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The Self-Made Man Behind the Marvel
After years of having interview after interview only for Dave to be
labeled as "That Child Abuse Guy" and knowing there are so many layers to
Dave, our office decided to interview Dave ourselves. His life is more than
what's written between the pages of his books, more than what you see from
him on stage, TV, or hear on the radio; and until now there hasn't been a
more candid look at who Dave is now. So, if you've read the books, we'll
tell you what he's doing now; if you've forgotten, then we'll include a
bit of a refresher; and if you don't know who Dave is at all then we'll
give you a taste. Either way, you'll finish reading knowing more than you
did and hopefully have more meaning about his life and yours. In the end, we
hope you'll feel inspired, alter your course, or find a whole new direction
in life. As Dave's wife, best friend, business V.P, and soul mate, and after
five months of research, I am honored to present an extensive inside glance at
a self made man.
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