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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I argue with him until finally I refuse to sit with him and leave . I have no job
interviews scheduled at the conference , but when I return to school I find the
department has given me two classes , " Shakespeare ” and “ The American
Novel , ” to ...
At midnight , when I leave both her and my husband there , I find a mass of white
camellias , snapped from a tall hedge by the driveway , scattered over the
windshield of my car . I know they are her sign to me . I crumple the stiff leaves
Maybe now I look like a young sailor on shore leave , maybe now I look like an
adventure . When I step into her hallway , she stares and says , “ You ' ve cut it so
short . Now people will think you ' re the butch . ” She turns away without touching
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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