Etched In Sand: A True Story Of Five Siblings Who Survived An Unspeakable Childhood

Paperback | May 9, 2017

byRegina Calcaterra

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In this story of perseverance in the face of adversity, Regina Calcaterra recounts her childhood in foster care and on the streets—and how she and her savvy crew of homeless siblings managed to survive years of homelessness, abandonment, and abuse.

Regina Calcaterra’s emotionally powerful memoir reveals how she endured a series of foster homes and intermittent homelessness in the shadow of the Hamptons, and how she rose above her past while fighting to keep her brother and three sisters together.

Beautifully written and heartbreakingly honest, Etched in Sand is an unforgettable reminder that the American dream is still within reach for those who have the desire and the determination to succeed, regardless of social status.

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In this story of perseverance in the face of adversity, Regina Calcaterra recounts her childhood in foster care and on the streets—and how she and her savvy crew of homeless siblings managed to survive years of homelessness, abandonment, and abuse.Regina Calcaterra’s emotionally powerful memoir reveals how she endured a series of foste...

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In this story of perseverance in the face of adversity, Regina Calcaterra recounts her childhood in foster care and on the streets—and how she and her savvy crew of homeless siblings managed to survive years of homelessness, abandonment, and abuseRegina Calcaterra's emotionally powerful memoir reveals how she endured a series of foster...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.72 inPublished:May 9, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062697390

ISBN - 13:9780062697394

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Courageous and fascinating, written with a descriptive restraint that recalls moments of tragedy and perseverance with simplicity and subtlety… Calcaterra concludes her story with the genuine sentiment that ‘we all have to believe.’ At the end of this unforgettable book, readers will.