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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But a year before, she'd been upset that I was afraid to tell her I was a lesbian.
She was offended someone else had told her. Of my reticence, she'd said
abruptly, "Being afraid to tell is your problem, not mine." I have had other
arguments with ...
Earlier this summer she'd called me, sounding happier than I'd ever heard her.
She'd joined a women's team again. Standing in a dusty field, she'd gotten her
first hit in twenty-five years — a single over third base. The energy flew up from
... driven past the pull- off by the river, her boyfriend's car had been parked there.
She'd raised her head briefly from the back seat. Her eyes glinted,
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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