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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Her look slid off me at almost the same moment . She was the first person to
stand up and slowly walk across the stage when the performances began . She
folded a dollar bill into the sequined cleavage of a lip - synching drag queen ,
You warm me , neck to feet , with your length . Toward morning I dream : I am in
that cold room in bed , in sheer black nightclothes , sunlight over me . You ( yet
this is not you ) sit in the kitchen with a man , and then bring him in to look at me .
The man stands and looks sternly out , but one hand , one forefinger , points back
to the dead men . He is warning : This ... She does not look out at the camera , or
at any of the other white people , or at the slaughtered men . She looks up and ...
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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