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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She says , “ I don't know about that , but take your hand off me . " I say , “ We don't
know you . We don't want to talk to you . " I put barbed wire up between me and
the intrusive hand that fondles , that rips , that pats and then slaps . When I go ...
My lawyer said to me , " You don't have a dog's chance in court . Your affair won't
last . They never do under the circumstances . Are you bisexual ? Normalize your
life . You'll have a better chance for the children . Be careful . Don't count on ...
I don't tell you how I watched every moment for your black shirt and cropped
blonde hair , like I do when you are swimming alone in the ocean and I'm on the
shore . I don't tell you of my fear for you . ID walk with my supper guest to the
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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