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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sitting this one out, two square-shouldered women in slacks and loafers side by
side on the frumpy plaid sofa. I began to flirt with my friend, wordlessly, letting my
eyes linger on her silk-stocking ankles, on her powerful hips clearing a space ...
They ridiculed the people who had raised them , who worked side by side with
them every day . They became the opposites they feared , but not the people who
lived all around them , on the other side of the color line . They denied they had ...
I run upstairs to the bathroom , wondering how they will solve this problem of
authority , family , who is to head the table , who is to carve , who is to sit at the
side . How to negotiate the metaphors of blade , flesh , communion ; mother ,
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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