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    • Etched in Sand

    • A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island
    • By: Regina Calcaterra
    • Narrated by: Regina Calcaterra
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderfully told story

    • By JPisme on 08-23-14

    Regular price: $27.37

    • Girl Unbroken

    • A Sister's Harrowing Story of Survival from the Streets of Long Island to the Farms of Idaho
    • By: Regina Calcaterra
    • Narrated by: Rosie Maloney, Regina Calcaterra
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    They are five kids with five different fathers and an alcoholic mother who leaves them to fend for themselves for weeks at a time. Yet through it all, they have each other. Rosie, the youngest, is fawned over and shielded by her older sister, Regina. Their mother, Cookie, blows in and out of their lives "like a hurricane, blind and uncaring to everything in her path". But when Regina emancipates herself as a minor and escapes, her siblings are separated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving memoir

    • By Kate Ortman on 02-22-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • La niña inquebrantable [Girl Unbroken]

    • Una historia desgarradora de supervivencia de una hermana desde las calles de Long Island a las granjas de Idaho
    • By: Regina Calcaterra
    • Narrated by: Hayley Cresswell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eran cinco hijos de cinco padres diferentes y una madre alcohólica que los dejaba solos para que sobrevivieran como pudieran durante semanas. Sin embargo, durante esos momentos difíciles, se tenían la una a la otra. Rosie, la más joven, era cuidada y protegida por Regina, su hermana mayor. Cookie, su madre, irrumpe de forma inesperada en sus vidas como un huracán, destroza sin que le importe nada de lo que se encuentre a su paso.

    Regular price: $31.93