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Author Hardy, Jason Matthew, author.

Title The second chance club : hardship and hope after prison / Jason Hardy.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2020]

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Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xv, 271 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-262) and index.
Summary "A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction -- Need. Emergency ; A max case ; The idea ; Ride or die ; Addicted to the lifestyle ; Homebody ; Institutionalized -- Risk. Ninety-day turnaround ; The whole person ; The descendants of masters ; A product of hazard ; Removed from circulation ; Best of the worst -- Harm reduction. The wait ; Adaptable ; Off the dole ; Constraints of time and place -- Epilogue.
Summary Hardy, a former parole officer, shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system: life on parole. Through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison, he stokes our outrage at the status quo and our hope that better approaches are within out grasp. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject Parolees -- Louisiana.
Parole officers -- Louisiana.
Prisoners -- Deinstitutionalization -- Louisiana.
Ex-convicts -- Rehabilitation -- Louisiana.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General.
ISBN 9781982128593 (hardcover)
1982128593 (hardcover)

 
    
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