This brave memoir chronicles Pratt's struggle to overcome the repressive traditions of Southern womanhood and live her life honestly. It chronicles her youth, her marriage, her eventual decision to come out as a lesbian, and her life with transgendered activist and author Leslie Feinberg. Minnie Bruce Pratt is the author of We Say We Love Each Other, Rebellion, Crime Against Nature, Walking Back Up Depot Street, and The Dirt We Ate.
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write their names in the air with fists and arms. He rocked, he drank beer, whiskey
, moonshine, he rocked and cried. At the funeral home, his best friend sat in her
white oxford shirt and her brown polyester slacks. She sat with her knees spread
The way you brave every day, charming and implacable by turns, the blows you
will tell an audience about as a political lesson, but the exact wounds hidden
even as you lie in my arms. There is almost nowhere for you to be and not be ...
I grasped her soft white forearms, her muscled soft upper arms. Her neck ridged
with muscles, metal bands, as she held me down. She was stronger than me; I
hadn't known that. Not a word from her, not a word from me. We tumbled over and
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ehough75 - LibraryThing
Amazing. Loved every aspect of this book. She shows how her thoughts and process have developed and changed over the years with both conversaitons, debates, and encounters with the people she has met ... Read full review
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An amazing book of vignettes that explore the ideas and intersections of love, sexuality, gender, and identity. A beautiful love letter to her partner, Leslie Feinberg. Read full review