A poignant novel about how secrets threaten the stability of a family, "House Lights" is psychologically intricate, powerfully capturing the weight of family secrets on the lives of children and the struggle to find truth, forgiveness, and love.
But just as she establishes a precarious foothold in her grandmother's world, Bea's elite Boston home life begins to crumble. Her beloved father is accused of sexual harassment by one of his graduate students; her usually serene, self-certain mother shows signs of fallibility. And Bea is falling in love with someone many would consider inappropriate. Powerfully written and psychologically complex, House Lights illuminates the corrosive power of family secrets, and the redemptive struggle to find truth, forgiveness, and love.
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Leah Hager Cohen has written six novels and five works of nonfiction, including Train Go Sorry: Inside a Deaf World, and the novels Strangers and Cousins, House Lights, and No Book but the World. She is the Barrett Professor of Creative Writing at the College of the Holy Cross.
House Lights: A Novel by Leah Cohen
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