"[By] Nancy Van Dyke Platt [and] Susan Bulba-Carvutto".
"When a child or family member goes to prison, the prisoner's family suffers pain and humiliation that is generally not recognized in public life. The prison process wreaks havoc on family life, schedules, and emotions. This booklet was written to address this often hidden trauma that affects thousands of families nationwide". -- Preface.
Contents: Preface -- Introduction -- The Practical Side -- Emotional Concerns -- The Spiritual Side -- Prayers -- About the Authors.
"Nancy Van Dyke Platt is a retired Episcopal priest living in Augusta, Maine. Her youngest son Thomas is incarcerated as a career criminal .... Susan Bulba-Carvutto is [a rabbi and] the mother of Daniel Eli Bulba, who died of a drug overdose at age thirty-one, three weeks after his release from Maine State Prison". -- About the Authors, p. 32.