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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POCKET WATCH I go with her to my first gay bar , by the railroad tracks in
Fayetteville . An old white bulldagger comes to our table and politely asks me to
dance . I think to myself wildly , But I have a lover . Doesn't it show ? After I smile a
Will you take a walk with me ? " ) The other boys and girls have done nothing but
tease me about my name since we all began school together when we were six .
Suspicious , they watch me on the edge of something dangerous , talking to a ...
We watch the other travelers , uneasy , trying to place us as man , woman , into
some opposition . Uneasy , we watch the travelers , trying to place them as
danger , ally . On the train , a woman walks through the cars singing a song about
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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