Train Go Sorry: Inside a Deaf Worldby Leah Hager Cohen
This portrait of New York's Lafayette School for the Deaf is not just a work of journalism. It is also a memoir, since Leah Hager Cohen grew up on the school's campus and her father is its superintendent. As a hearing person raised among the deaf, Cohen appreciates both the intimate textures of that silent world and the gulf that separates it from our own.
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Meet the Author
Leah Hager Cohen is the author of five works of nonfiction, including Train Go Sorry and five novels, including The Grief of Others, which was longlisted for the Orange Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.
She is Distinguished Writer in Residence at the College of the Holy Cross and teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Lesley University.
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This book really pulls you in. I felt like I was inside the book, I knew the characters and all that they were feeling. I even found myself getting upset at certain people in the book because they were being mean to a main character! It also brings up issues about deaf education and deaf culture that a hearing person wouldn't normally know about. The perspective makes you realize what they go through and how they really want to live as deaf people. Amazing book I recommend to everyone!
BETWEEN DEAFIE AND HEARIE--NO CONNECTION! DUE TO THIER LANGUAGES WHICH IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT IN MEANING.