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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But I ' ve also just written a review for the local feminist newsletter — on a book
about androgyny — so now I feel I belong here , at my first women ' s dance . And
now she and I dance one dance . No sparks with her except the thrill of asking for
In my journal I note with glee that I am “ beginning to feel professional . ” I hardly
see my companion from the car after our return . I hear she has complained to
some men in the department that she rode all the way south and back with two ...
I lie in your arms and dreamily remember grammar school , learning to spell the
double s ' s in Mississippi . Which teacher was that , Miss Poag I ' d had a crush
on ? You nudge me gently , “ This is a way to feel the intensity of desire ...
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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