A Man Named Dave: A Story of Triumph and Forgiveness Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Dave Pelzer
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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 1, The End

* A flashback of the author's childhood that contains memories of his abusive past.

* This chapter ends with David talking to the nurse who eventually reports his abuse.

Chapter 2, Fly Away

* David's paperwork to enlist in the Air Force is finally accepted.

* Davis talks to his foster parents about joining the Air Force and his plans for the future.

Chapter 3, Letter from Home

* Nightmares from David's past threaten David's future in the Air Force.

* David receives news of his father's failing health.

Chapter 4, Wishful Thinking

* David spends the last few days of his father's life with him in the hospital.

* David also gets his father's fireman's badge.

* David makes the decision to go and see his mother in order to confront her about his childhood.

Chapter 5, Slip Away

* David confronts his mother about not seeing his father in the hospital.

* David's mother throws him out of...

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