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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After we said good-bye, I saw you walk by and look at me out of the corner of your
eye, a wild startled look, like that of an untamed horse. I wanted to take you by the
hand and lead you to me: Drink at my body, say you can't stop kissing me.
Tonight I am not a writer behind the lectern who uses words to reveal and hide,
words falling like snow into silence, into crystal flakes that reflect a small angle of
my desire. Tonight I could walk through the snow naked and warm, and everyone
She sees us walk away in one dimension, while I look back at her from another
— alienation. I walk with you down the corridor, and suddenly there are cries.
Friends rush a man through. His head lolls, his muddy work pants are stained
dark at ...
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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