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 has the style of some girls in my high school , wears frilly Sunday - go - to -
meeting clothes too feminine for the university where we teach . We both ... I
decided in my teens I would be mind , not body , I would not let my girl's body trap
You say , “ Close your eyes , " and then you begin to read : “ Once there was a
little girl named Daisy .... " You've found my favorite book from when I was little .
The girl is given a steamroller that she drives around her town , and flattens into ...
I am a woman watching the rain unscroll stories from when I was a girl : The
Black woman who was part of my every day . The woman who walked to work
from the Quarters , two miles to our house . Her ruined shoes fell to pieces in 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
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