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Etched in sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island

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The heartrending true story of foster care abuse and child homelessnessIn 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 siblings managed to survive years of homelessness, abandonment, and abuse.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, regardless of social status, the American dream is still within reach for those who have the desire and the determination to succeed.
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subject_facet Abused children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Calcaterra, Regina -- Childhood and youth, Calcaterra, Regina -- Family, Child abuse -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Case studies, Children of mentally ill mothers -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Case studies, Ex-foster children -- Biography, Foster children -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Biography, Foster home care -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Case studies, Long Island (N.Y.) -- Biography
title_display Etched in sand : a true story of five siblings who survived an unspeakable childhood on Long Island
title_full Etched in Sand A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island, Etched in sand : a true story of five siblings who survived an unspeakable childhood on Long Island / Regina Calcaterra
title_short Etched in sand :
title_sub A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island
topic_facet Abused children, Biography & Autobiography, Calcaterra, Regina, Child abuse, Childhood and youth, Children of mentally ill mothers, Ex-foster children, Family, Family & Relationships, Foster children, Foster home care, Nonfiction