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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She answers lightly but seriously , “ If your arms are full of packages , of course I'll
open it for you . ” I don't want another answer , but I don't quite believe this one . I
imagine us walking into a bookstore , deep in flirtation , and I see her , smiling ...
And your , The wrinkled white salesman at the paint store is smiling a question to
me about you . He falters and swallows his pronouns , uh , uh , uh , ” I glance at
you and say , “ My honey ? " " Yes ! Your honey got the nylon brushes ?
Then , smiling graciously , he offers , “ Ladies , please come back again . " In my
classroom , a Puertorriqueña ... She smiles , says , “ Yes , of course you saw how
hotly one woman followed the other . But you just didn't know how to see the ...
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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