The lost boy david pelzer
In "The Lost Boy," the story describes the period in which the bewildered child, haunted by the fear of being returned to his mad and alcoholic mother, is passed between foster care homes. For six years, David Pelzer was sent to over ten different foster homes; sometimes returning to the same home twice. The Lost Boy begins in the winter of , in Daly City, California. Dave Pelzer is nine years old and suffering from his mother’s abuse. He is hungry and cold as he sits at the bottom of the stairs in the garage. He feels like he is a prisoner of his mother, and the abuse has been going on for some time. Subsequent to publishing his first book, in Pelzer wrote his teenage memoir, titled The Lost Boy: A Foster Child’s Search for the Love of a Family. The third book published, A Man Named Dave: A Story of Triumph and Forgiveness (), details his life as an adult and how he finally made peace with himself as he learned to forgive his.