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Beyond Bars: Rejoining Society After Prison
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In the United States, more than two million men and women are behind bars. Another five million live under the control of the criminal justice system. Few are prepared for the tough transition to their new life beyond bars.

Jeffrey Ian Ross and Stephen C. Richards' book Beyond Bars: Rejoining Society After Prison provides the information and guidance that can make a real difference in a successful transition. It reveals the difficulties - and opportunities - awaiting parolees once they are outside prison walls. These include:
  • Preparing for release while still in prison
  • Surviving the parole system
  • Dealing with family members - especially spouces and children
  • Halfway houses and work release centers
  • Finding a job or going back to school
  • Organizations that help ex-convicts
Jeffrey Ian Ross was also interviewed on National Public Radio about his book. Listen to the interview.
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Get Smart about Getting a Job: Books for Ex-Offenders

Looking for a job? These books offer tips on job searching and interviewing, specifically for ex-offenders. Click on a title to see where the book is located. 

Best jobs for ex-offenders by Ron Krannich 

Best resumes and letters for ex-offenders by Wendy S. Enelow and Ronald L. Krannich 

The ex-offender's quick job hunting guide by Ron and Caryl Krannich 

The ex-offender's job search companion: getting a good job despite your record by Kathleen Lordan 

How to do good after prison: a manual for the "committed man" by Michael B. Jackson 

Job interview tips for people with not-so-hot backgrounds: how to put red flags behind you to win the job
by Caryl Rae Krannich and Ronald L. Krannich
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