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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In the evening , getting ready to go out , she stood naked before the mirror , her
brown breasts ' weight beginning to pull at her ribs . She dabbed Canoe
aftershave behind her ears and between her breasts . I watched her , with the
sharp taste ...
The lace shimmers on my breast , reveals and hides my skin , white underneath
like foam under waves of midnight ocean . On the ... There is no mistaking the
aggression of my breasts , their arrogant push forward , demanding attention .
Despising my breasts . When you first met me , you said , “ I read your love
poems . You never mentioned your breasts . ” You touched the tip of your tongue
to one nipple and said , “ I'm going to kiss you lightly , lightly , until your breasts
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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