ETCHED IN SAND - A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island (byRegina Calcaterra)

Category: Biography


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, New York State official, and 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 together through it all.

Beautifully written, with heartbreaking honesty, 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.

Etched in Sand - Part 01

Etched in Sand - Part 02

Etched in Sand - Part 03

Etched in Sand - Part 04

Etched in Sand - Part 05

Etched in Sand - Part 06