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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We hadn't known much about many of the lives hidden in our town , and now we
gathered , ready to find out : Me and the woman who was my first friend , almost
my first memory . And my best girlfriend from high school , who'd also grown up ...
I went home from the town meeting , and dreamed about a woman who was
heavy and unmoving as a boulder . A week later I bought the painting from the
artist , hung it on my wall , went on with organizing . In the next eighteen months
The girl is given a steamroller that she drives around her town , and flattens into
shadows a pig that won't move , a policeman , her teacher , chickens , anything in
her way . She leaves the fields quilted with sprawling fences . Back in the house ...
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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