Etched in Sand

  • by Regina Calcaterra
  • Narrated by Regina Calcaterra
  • 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 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 homeless siblings managed to survive years of homelessness, abandonment, and abuse.
Regina 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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I love the sound of Regina's voice

Where does Etched in Sand rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I love books that are read by the author. Regina was the only narrator that could have told this jaw dropping history. I love her accent, it made me connect to her story that much more. I wanted to reach back in time and help her. This book is excellent.


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- Stefanie Jensen

Big eye-opener about our Foster Care system

This non-fiction book was very disturbing in a very
inspiring way. This story will stay with me a long time.
We need to pay attention!
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- Jo L.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-05-2013
  • Publisher: HarperAudio