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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You stand in the dappled sunshine and the weeds with your jacket slung over
your shoulder like a film noir movie star . ... She stands like a schoolgirl , feet
primly together , hands behind her back , but this time the one I see is my father .
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 ...
This time no one came to stand between us , to tell you to leave . The nurse
waves us cheerfully out past her station . She sees us walk away in one
dimension , while I look back at her from anotheralienation . I walk with you down
the corridor ...
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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