Autobiography/Memoir

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A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, A Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home

Steve Pemberton

2012

Taken from his mother at age three, Steve Klakowicz lives a terrifying existence. Caught in the clutches of a cruel foster family and subjected to constant abuse, Steve finds his only refuge in a box of books given to him by a kind stranger. In these books, he discovers new worlds he can only imagine and begins to hope that one day he might have a different life. Armed with just a single clue, Steve embarks on an extraordinary quest for his identity, only to find that nothing is as it appears.