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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Or her bare feet , callused as boots at the end of the summer , would move
confidently across the stobs of cedar posts in the corncrib , to disappear into the
hayloft , treading out the dusty golden remnants of grass , while I stuck wedged
VERA T go to the hospital every day and rub her feet with rose oil and lavender
salve . Her big feet , size twelve at least , loom in my hands , with pale sole and
arch , darker instep and ankle . Her skin , dry from months of chemotherapy ...
Some purple Birkenstock sandals , very comfortable for my feet . ” In her closet
she has a pair of red leather hightop Nikes sent by her dyke sister , for the day
she walks out of her sterile isolated room . Meanwhile , in its cool dark we
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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