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[Epub] ➟ Etched in Sand Author Regina Calcaterra – Tyrakel.de Regina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer New York State official and activist Her painful early life however was uite different Regina and her four siblings survived an abusive and painful childhood oRegina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer New York State official and activist Her painful early life however was uit.

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PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de Regina Calcaterra’s memoir Etched in Sand A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island HarperCollins Publishing 2013 is a #1 international best seller and a New York Times best seller  As a result of Etched in Sand’s messages of resilience optimism the plight of foster children that no child is a lost cause and how we can all positively impact the life

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  1. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubThe book's a genuine tear jerker Five little children all abused a couple of them worse than the others with beatings and imprisonment starvation and whatever else their mother their five fathers were not present could think up when she was present and not off on one of her months long jaunts You might think this was in some far off country but no it was in NYThey were let down time and again by social services so much so that they felt all the abuse was worth it just to stay together With encouragement the author emancipated herself at 14 hoping with her two older sisters to be able to take her younger brother and sister away from the hell But she had been lied to by the social worker and for long years she wasn't even allowed to see themFortunately all of them made it out of pov


  2. Sara Strand Sara Strand says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubI don't know where to start this review other than to say this isn't a book for the faint of heart As a parent myself there were parts of this book that were really hard for me to digest because I don't know how a person could care so little for their child let alone five children I really struggled through parts of this book because you want to think that things can't get any worse but you know that they will and they do And it really just affirms my personal belief that you shouldn't be allowed to just have kids It's been proven that just because you can doesn't mean you should The story is basically the story of Regina and her siblings who have a mother who isn't just neglectful but she's also abusive in her moments of actually being there and these five kids are forced to become mini adults almost immediately Whether it's trying to make every stop a home searching for loose change stealing food and other items to get by


  3. Clif Hostetler Clif Hostetler says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubReading this book is made tolerable only by the fact that the reader is informed in the Prologue that it has a happy ending—an example of survival beyond expectations from a horrendous childhood family environment


  4. Carmen Blankenship Carmen Blankenship says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubEtched in Sand This book put me through the wringer and I was just the reader Regina Calcaterra shares with us the brutal torcherous and horrendous abuse she and her 4 siblings endured at the hand of the mother Cookie Calcaterra I am not sure I have felt such intense hatred for a charachter in a book in my entire life She was a viscous narcissist who in no way should have been allowed to have children let alone five What is refreshing about this memoir is Regina Calcaterra's voice I believe her I ached for her I rooted for her and ultimately I respect her She never whined and made sure to care for her younger siblings as her older siblings did for her I thank Regina for highlighting the truth about our Foster system More so I respect her for immersing herself in helping others who are in the position she was in In the epilogue she eludes to the fact that s


  5. Terry Terry says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubEtched In Sand arrived yesterday I was up into the wee hours of the morning to finish this beautifully written compelling memoir Regina Calcaterra who is now a highly successful public advocate lawyer involved in NYS Government courageously shares the painful desperate world of her impoverished childhood in suburban Long Island She is the middle child of 5 siblings of 5 different but absent fathers who suffer the abuses of their mentally ill alcoholic and drug addicted single mother They are often homeless hungry abandoned for many weeks at a time in and out of school as they move from place to place Resilient fiercely protective of each other and remarkably wise scavengers they discover means of survi


  6. Cindy Cindy says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand Epub45 stars but A BIG PROBLEMGreat memoir Bravely written and a wonderful example of internal and personal perseverance HOWEVER it's important to point out a major disconnect in the author's perceptions I was taken aback at her contempt of the overworked underfunded social service system Her utter stoicism and total unappreciative nature for her foster parents is disheartening I work for an agency called the Child Placement Review Board CPRB Our job is to make recommendations to the courts for the best interest of the child in uestion and to make sure that social services is doing their job In other words we oversee social services If they're not doing their jobs I know about it My feelings as an educator parent and a long time committee member of the CPRB is that you are damned if you do and damned if you don't The book has changed my perception of how I and my colleagues in the court system do our jobs Everything we do is completely unappreciated by biological parents and children alik


  7. Licha Licha says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubCall me cold hearted but I just didn't buy into this story I am ready to lump this one right alongside A Child Called It The author never comes across as likable in fact I uite disliked her She at times acts arrogant ungrateful and entitled There's a point where Regina finally tells the truth to authorities and she ends up in a foster home where so is so ungrateful to the people who take her in and treat her well that I shut down any empathy I may have had for herIt was a little hard for me to reconcile the abuse with how mouthy Regina seemed to be towards adults There was never a clear picture as to the type of abuses going on and the extremity of it so it made Cookie an evil one dimensional character The reader never learns how Cookie became this way Cookie's parents do not have a relationship with Cookie or her kids so did they play a par


  8. Avi Morris Avi Morris says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubWhenever I start to read a memoir about a difficult childhood I think well it probably isn't going to be all that different from the others and I'm invariably wrong Each story is horrific and moving with a uniue version of living hell In Etched in Sand Regina Calcaterra recounts in vivid simple prose the misery and


  9. Perri Perri says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubCalcaterra tells a harrowing story growing up with an alcoholic abusive and generally all around despicable excuse of a human being for a mother She and her four siblings are beaten starved and do a better job of raising each other than when Cookiethey refuse to call her m


  10. david david says:

    PDF Etched in Sand MOBI ì Etched in PDF/EPUB ² Ú tyrakel.de etched kindle, sand book, Etched in free, Etched in Sand EpubThere are just too many stories available to any reader in this day of instant access of atrocitieshorrors that have befallen a child a person an animal a country of peopleAnd this is just another one of themThe woman who authors this memoir is a politician and an attorney both jobs of uestionable personal veracity if one were to develop a ‘truth matrix’ In a similar Didion esue way this story leaves a bad taste in the mouthI do not dabble in widely read books and I thank this book for reminding me of the error of my choice hereFor the unsophisticated Enuirer minds who do not invest in heavier reads and who reside in a place called ‘Schadenfreude’ this is popcorn for them A movie with plenty of CGI will satiate the reade


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