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.
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About Leah Hager Cohen
Leah Hager Cohen is the author of Train Go Sorry: Inside a Deaf World, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and chosen by the American Library Association as one of the best books of 1994; and a… More about Leah Hager Cohen
Published by Vintage Apr 25, 1995| 320 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780679761655