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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Your hand fucked my mouth , but in queer sex my mouth would have held the
head of your cock , biting gently as my hands slid along the shaft . ” She didn't
answer . She laughed uncomfortably . You kneel beside me on the bed , your
... once - slender waist jutted grotesquely out . She walked with her head up ,
married but just barely . The night I'd driven past the pulloff by the river , her
boyfriend's car had been parked there . She'd raised her head briefly from the
back seat .
Just as we all crowd to the table , someone brings the bulging turkey out , and
places it at the head of the table , in front of a vacant chair . My son stands quietly
in the kitchen , avoiding that place . His honey lays the carving knife down beside
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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