All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated
In this "moving condemnation of the U.S. penal system and its effect on families" (Parents' Press), award-winning journalist Nell Bernstein takes an intimate look at parents and children—over two million of them—torn apart by our current incarceration policy. Described as "meticulously reported and sensitively written" by Salon, the book is "brimming with compelling case studies … and recommendations for change" (Orlando Sentinel); Our Weekly Los Angeles calls it "a must-read for lawmakers as well as for lawbreakers."
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All alone in the world: children of the incarceratedUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Amid heated national debates about family values and villages raising children, the plight of prison families, which include 2.4 million children, is largely overlooked. Journalist Bernstein tackles ... Read full review
Review: All Alone in the World: Children of the IncarceratedUser Review - Ann Michael - Goodreads
Compelling argument for revamping the incarceration system...some sane proposals for change, many of which would be relatively inexpensive to implement. Very sad stories, though--occasionally hard to ... Read full review