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#1 International Bestseller Regina’s Calcaterra memoir, Etched in Sand, is an inspiring and triumphant coming-of-age story of tenacity and hope. Regina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer, former New York State official, and foster youth activist. Her painful early life, however, was quite different. Regina and her four siblings survived an abusive and painful childhood only to find themselves faced with the challenges of the foster-care system and intermittent homelessness in the shadows of Manhattan and the Hamptons. A true-life rags-to-riches story, Etched in Sand chronicles Regina’s rising above her past, while fighting to keep her brother and three sisters...read more
In the highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller Etched in Sand, Regina Calcaterra pairs with her youngest sister Rosie to tell Rosie’s harrowing, yet ultimately triumphant, story of childhood abuse and survival. They were five kids with five different fathers and an alcoholic mother who left them to fend for themselves for weeks at a time. Yet through it all they had each other. Rosie, the youngest, is fawned over and shielded by her older sister, Regina. Their mother, Cookie, blows in and out of their lives “like a hurricane, blind and uncaring to everything in her path.” But when Regina emancipates herself as a minor and escapes, her siblings are separated....read more
En la secuela tan esperada al best seller del New York Times Grabada en la arena, Regina Calcaterra se une a Rosie, su hermana menor, para relatar su historia desgarradora, aunque finalmente triunfante, de una niñez de abusos y supervivencia. La desgarradora historia de dos hermanas y su supervivencia, desde las calles de Long Island hasta las granjas de Idaho. Eran cinco hijos de cinco padres diferentes y una madre alcohólica que los dejaba solos para que sobrevivieran como pudieran durante semanas. Sin embargo, durante esos momentos difíciles, se tenían la una a la otra. Rosie, la más joven, era cuidada y protegida por Regina, su hermana mayor. Cookie, su...read more