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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Me away from my big house where there's room but always my roommate, no
privacy. We whisper our lovemaking. And you away from the chaos of a single
room piled with papers and books. You're always lifting and sifting stacks, looking
On the exercise track at the state park I watch you jog away from me. Across the
river, the gigantic mirrors of skyscrapers reflect clouds, wisps of air. Behind us in
the harbor, the Statue of Liberty rears up like some huge toy at the beach.
She sees us walk away in one dimension, while I look back at her from another
— alienation. I walk with you down the corridor, and suddenly there are cries.
Friends rush a man through. His head lolls, his muddy work pants are stained
dark at ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dancingwaves - LibraryThing
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