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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A crowd of young women , with one or two men , come through the turnstiles ,
down from the Village . They are young enough to be my children . One has a
long waterfall of brown hair , and a pale face bright with red lipstick . She wears a
Today you joke with me that I'm bringing him home a drag stepdaddy , but you
mean it . not with The dinner is crowded with graduate students , most in their
early twenties , a young queer studies crowd . We have silly dime store games as
S / HE 167 and young women ceremoniously carry in their specialties :
twicebaked potatoes , cranberry and walnut relish . Just as we all crowd to the
table , someone brings the bulging turkey out , and places it at the head of the
table , in front ...
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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