Train go sorry: inside a deaf world

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Houghton Mifflin, 1994 - Education - 296 pages
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"Train go sorry" is the American Sign Language expression for "missing the boat". As a society, what portion of our own humanity is missed when we fail to recognize that deaf people are members of a unique culture? This deeply moving portrait of a special school and its people offers stories of courage and extraordinary determination.

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I really like Cohen's writing style, even though the narrative was totally disjointed. I don't know that she went "inside a deaf world" so much as provided vignettes of a particular deaf place. They ... Read full review

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I chose "Train Go Sorry" by Leah Hager Cohen, because I thought the perspective was interesting and made the book unique. "Train Go Sorry" is about the author's life in lexington school for the deaf ... Read full review


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Leah Hager Cohen, a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism, established herself as a serious writer in 1994 with her nonfiction book, Train Go Sorry: Inside a Deaf World. Chosen by the American Library Association as one of the best books of 1994, Inside a Deaf World details what it was like growing up as a hearing child around deaf children. Cohen's first fiction novel, Heat Lightning, is a coming-of-age story told from the point of view of two sisters, ages eleven and twelve, who have to deal with the death of their parents.

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