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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When he slams out of the house , I sit down in a red kitchen chair and wish I were
back in the auditorium , sweating and waiting for the show to begin . I would sing
along with hundreds of dykes : I've been cheated / been mistreated / when will I ...
The summer before I met you I was sitting at a round , unbalanced table at the
Bachelor's Mill , waiting for the show to begin . I stirred a nonalcoholic tonic and
lime , while my date for the evening drank scotch . She was cool and handsome
in a ...
I got tired of waiting . Waiting gets tiresome . ” When you turn your face to kiss me
at a certain angle , I am caressed by an edge of roughness , a rasp of hair at your
chin's edge , a reminder of why on the street you're sometimes still taken for a ...
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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
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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