Reader reviews and comments on A Man Named Dave, plus links to write your own review.

Summary |  Excerpt |  Reviews |  Readalikes |  Genres & Themes |  Author Bio

A Man Named Dave

A Story of Triumph and Foregiveness

by Dave Pelzer

A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer X
A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer
  • Critics' Opinion:

    Readers' Opinion:

  • First Published:
    Oct 1999, 284 pages
    Paperback:
    Sep 2000, 304 pages

  • Rate this book


Buy This Book

About this Book

Reviews

Page 13 of 36
There are currently 282 reader reviews for A Man Named Dave
Order Reviews by:

Write your own review!

Tiffany (06/09/03)

The book was good.... I just feel so bad for him... God bless you dave
KRISS S. (05/29/03)

I THOUGHT THAY ALL OF DAVE PELZER BOOKS WERE GREAT I COULDNT PUT IT DOWN ,I FINISHED A CHILD CALLED IT THE FIRST DAY THAY I HAD GOTTEN IT NOW I AM ABOUT TO GET ALL OF HIS BOOKS .THAT BOOK IS THE #1 MOST LIFE TOUCHING STORY THAT I EVER READ IT WAS SO SAD HOW HE WENT THROUGH ALL OF THAT AND STILL SURVIVED.GOD BLESS YOU DAVE AND YOUR FAMILY.
Jennifer Ellis (05/16/03)

iIreally liked all three of these books they were great. I"m just sorry for what Dave had to go through.
BILLIE JO (05/15/03)

I THOUGHT THE BOOK WAS AMAZING IT WAS LIFE CHANGING I NEVER THINK THAT I GET TREATED BAD I GET TREATED GREAT COPARED TO HIM
Brian (05/04/03)

This is one of the most insipring most toughing books I have ever read. This is an amazing book, but it is sad how he was treated. Dave's writing is excellent. I liked this book so much I had to but myself a copy!!!
Emily (05/01/03)

Dave Pelzer gives you hope! He shows you that your life is not so hard. He shows you that you never should give up and always stay close to god becuase in the end he will be the only one there for you!
Jennifer Litecky (04/23/03)

Dear Dave~
I thought your books are very inspiring. It is hard to belive one can have a good heart, including a forgiving one. You show true forgiveness, and true compassion. You amaze me, and many others. I congratulate you for stoping the cycle, and to prove that good things can come out of bad situations. I am gald that you are able to share your stories with the rest of the world. Thanks for inspiring me!
Jennifer Litecky
Serena Carter (04/22/03)

Hello Dave.. You are a true blessing and you inspire me to go on with life im in foster-care im 17 years of age almost 18 in september.ive been in care four 15 years going on 16. i kn ow how it feels to get beat and abuse i was kin d of in the same position as you. my foster mother ran over me with her car she tried to poison me and when i read your story it made me cry.

Editor's Choice

  • Book Jacket: The Magnificent Esme Wells
    The Magnificent Esme Wells
    by Adrienne Sharp
    Esme Wells was not made to sit back and wait for her destiny. She was made to be magnificent. With ...
  • Book Jacket: Gateway to the Moon
    Gateway to the Moon
    by Mary Morris
    Miguel Torres is a teenager living in Entrada de la Luna, a poverty-stricken dot on the New Mexico ...
  • Book Jacket: New World, Inc.
    New World, Inc.
    by Simon Targett, John Butman
    When we think about the founding of America, we typically envision Pilgrims in black garb and boxy ...
  • Book Jacket: New World, Inc.
    New World, Inc.
    by Simon Targett, John Butman
    When we think about the founding of America, we typically envision Pilgrims in black garb and boxy ...

Book Discussion
Book Jacket
Harbor of Spies by Robin Lloyd

A captivating thriller-at-sea set in Spanish colonial Havana in the 1860s.

About the book
Join the discussion!

Readers Recommend

  • Book Jacket

    Anatomy of a Miracle
    by Jonathan Miles

    A stunning novel that offers an exploration of faith, science and the meaning of life.
    Reader Reviews

Who Said...

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it...

Click Here to find out who said this, as well as discovering other famous literary quotes!

Word Play

Solve this clue:

I Wouldn't T H W A T-F P

and be entered to win..

Books that     
entertain,
     engage

 & enlighten

Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.

Join Today!

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.