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 se- quined cleavage of a lip-synching drag queen, stately ...
Toward morning I dream: lam 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. When he leaves, you bring in two more men to look ...
The man stands and looks sternly out, but one hand, one forefinger, points back
to the dead men. He is warning: This will happen to you if you take what doesn't
belong to you. Beside him stands a woman old enough to be his mother, a white-
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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