Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island Free download é 0

Free read Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó Join or create book clubs

Etched in Sand A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long IslandIn this story of perseverance in the face Sand A Kindle #180 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. I hate writing reviews When I read what others have put I get angry when they tell me what the book is about I know that already from reading what a back cover would say Others tell me what the ending of the book is That I really hate there is no longer a reason for me to read the bookThat being said I do feel compelled to leave a review of this book Those of us who live in warm houses cool houses in the summer have our bellies full of food need to read this book I think it is important to learn about another way of life that is happening to children in our society that we overlook or maybe hope doesn't exist at all We need to know how they fall through the cracks so that changes can be made to stop and take a good look at abused and abandoned children and find a better system to help themBooks like this can read like a novel I have to keep reminding myself this is REAL This is someone's day to day existence Someone's review said it was too depressing to read Considering what the book is about what were they expecting lollipops and rosesI liked the book for it opened my eyes it made me think and be grateful for the life and childhood that I have had It told me of the powerful will to survive and the importance of familyI give immense kudos to the author for telling the story The ending of the journey you will have read yourself

Review 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 Free download é 0 ´ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island Author Join or create book And abuseRegina 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 t. This was a book that was hard to put down Regina Calcaterra narrates the horror or growing up with her 4 siblings pretty much on their own on Long Island Their mother was a drunk and mostly absent for months The older kids would steal food just to stay alive They were terrified of the system so they would lie about their mother being at work when the social worker would visit When you read this book your troubles will suddenly seem very small when you learn what it took for these children to stay safe and alive Regina is now a very successful lawyer in New York which is amazing after all she endured many times being beaten so badly verbally and mentally abused constantly Full of suspense shock and wonder at how these children survived this book is not something you will want to stop reading

Join or create book clubs ó 0 Read

OgetherBeautifully written and heartbreakingly Etched in MOBI #181 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 succee. I thought this was one amazing and haunting book which I enjoyed reading so very muchBravo Regina Calcaterra It's a HomeRun It's Gold Very interesting to readSuch Horrific abuse from their mother It's a wonder no one really noticedI hate the way the law exists or existed for children back in the dayI would highly recommend this book