Record Details

Catalog Search



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

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library 364.6 HAR 000155538 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982128593
  • ISBN: 1982128593
  • ISBN: 9781982128609
  • ISBN: 1982128607
  • Physical Description: xv, 271 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-262) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"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.
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.
Ex-convicts > Rehabilitation.
Parole officers.
Parolees.
Prisoners > Deinstitutionalization.
Louisiana.