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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Later she leads me onto the tiny dance floor to kiss me roughly in front of the
other women , kisses more fierce than she gives me in private . She doesn ' t
explain why the butch asked me to dance instead of her , whose bright blonde
hair falls ...
S / HE 55 how she would lean awkwardly against the corner of a bar , watching
the women play pool , maybe a glass in her hands to give them something to do .
Later in the week , as we cruise the shopping malls , she exclaims over the ...
Then they give her a giant steam shovel . She scoops up all the shadows , and
makes them live again . I snuggle in your arms and say this is the best part of the
book . Not that wrong is made right , but that the girl is given unquestioned power
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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