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Leah Hager Cohen
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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 novel, Heat Lightning. She lives outside of Boston with her husband and two children.

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Glass, Paper, Beans
Revolutions on the Nature and Value of Ordinary Things
Written by Leah Hager Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown Business
On Sale: August 17, 1998
Price: $19.00

Once upon a time we knew the origins of things: what piece of earth the potato on our dinner plate came from, which well our water was dipped from, who cobbled our shoes, and whose cow provided the leather. In many parts of the world, that information is still readily available... Read more >

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Train Go Sorry
Inside a Deaf World
Written by Leah Hager Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $16.00

In American Sign Language, "train go sorry" means "missing the boat." Cohen uses the phrase as shorthand for the myriad missed connections between the deaf and the hearing. Yet in this stunning work of journalism and memoir she also forges new connections. As she ushers readers into New York's Lexington School... Read more >
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