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 in this barren hotel room , I dial 2 over and over on the phone to hear my
voice - mail , your message left at 10 : 00 P . M . At the end , your voice breaks
again and again on the first syllable : “ Baby , baby , do you still love me ? "
A mocking internal voice says : What silly shoes to wear in a blizzard . Just like a
woman . When I was dressing for the evening , I ' d heard a voice echo from the
day before . I ' d walked into a women ' s bookstore , out of torrential rain , in my ...
Pinpricks of hormones made the difference in your voice , now pitched perfectly
between male and female , contralto . I fell in love with your voice first , its deep
vibrant tone left from your life as a man . But perhaps I would have left you when ...
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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