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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One, a woman in a yellow dress, had haggard circles under her eyes, and a little
clutch purse. We circum- spectly debated the sex of the person next to her:
Unsmiling. Slender in all-black, in shirt and tie, men's suit, men's socks and shoes
The three of us — all femmes — lean forward and into each other. Our sandaled
right feet extend toward the camera's eye. Our painted toenails gleam through
open toes. The woman to my left says, "I haven't worn a dress in twenty years.
Her eyes are fixed on the wall. Her obsidian imagination sees, miles away,
everything that will be in the photograph. When I open my eyes, rain falls on
unpaved clay roads. I am a woman watching the rain unscroll stories from when I
was a ...
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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