By Regina Calcaterra
Regina’s Calcaterra memoir, Etched in Sand, is an inspiring and positive coming-of-age tale of tenacity and hope.
Regina Calcaterra is a profitable attorney, manhattan kingdom respectable, and activist. Her painful adolescence, although, was once really varied. Regina and her 4 siblings survived an abusive and painful youth merely to discover themselves confronted with the demanding situations of the foster-care approach and intermittent homelessness within the shadows of long island and the Hamptons.
A true-life rags-to-riches tale, Etched in Sand chronicles Regina’s emerging above her prior, whereas combating to maintain her brother and 3 sisters jointly via it all.
Beautifully written, with heartbreaking honesty, Etched in Sand is an unforgettable reminder that despite social prestige, the yank Dream continues to be nearby if you have the will and the decision to be successful.
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He shook her hand and sauntered out the door of the restaurant. ” Hollywood is full of such organisms! Probably an entire book could be written about this subject. A more digestible way of describing a parasite in human form is to detail the actions of these people. In 1954 I arrived in Hollywood bright eyed and bushy tailed, ready to start my film-acting career. I came with a friend from college who had the same ambitions. I had one connection with someone that might be of help in establishing me, an actor who had worked with both my brothers at the Jewish People’s Institute in Chicago.
Robert Christopher and I were talking about our exploits in show business. Robert, who just turned ninety and looks years younger, has acted in scores of films and was telling me about his role in The Barefoot Contessa, which he did many years ago. He also talked about Rome and acting in Europe, where he spent some time working in films. He always sits at the same table and is irritated if, when he arrives, other people are there. ” It consists of aging Italian actors who have worked in films over the years.
That, in a sense, told the whole story of his life. On the other side of the pool lived a guy around twenty-eight or thirty years old, who was married to an attractive want-to-be model or actress. Every time she left the apartment to go somewhere, he would come out, look at her departing and check to see if there was anyone sitting around the pool who could witness his good fortune to be with such a beautiful woman. Next to my apartment, in 112, was an older woman in her late fifties or early sixties, by the name of Hennie Mohr.
Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakble Childhood on Long Island by Regina Calcaterra