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Etched in sand a true story of five siblings who survived an unspeakable childhood on Long Island

Calcaterra, Regina (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062218834 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062218832 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 306 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2013]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Bitten bones -- Building sand castles -- And then there were three -- Breaking pact -- Failure to thrive -- Houses of sand -- Keeping pact -- Empty emancipation -- Out of Idaho -- Aging out -- The happy house -- A child at any age -- Beacons of light.
Summary, etc.:
Calcaterra and her siblings endured a series of foster homes and intermittent homelessness in the shadow of the Hamptons. She managed to rise above her past while fighting to keep her brother and three sisters together. 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.
Subject: n-us-ny
Calcaterra, Regina Childhood and youth
Calcaterra, Regina Family
Foster children New York (State) Long Island Biography
Foster home care New York (State) Long Island Case studies
Child abuse New York (State) Long Island Case studies
Ex-foster children Biography
Abused children New York (State) New York Biography
Children of mentally ill mothers New York (State) Long Island Case studies
Long Island (N.Y.) Biography
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