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Crime against nature

Author: Minnie Bruce Pratt
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, ©1990.
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"Designated as the prestigious 1989 Lamont Poetry Selection by the Academy of American Poets, and winner of the 1991 American Library Association Gay/Lesbian Book Award, Pratt's Crime Against Nature is a stunning achievement. This beautifully crafted sequence of poems takes its title from language in the statute under which the author could have been prosecuted as a lesbian if she had sought legal custody of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pratt, Minnie Bruce.
Crime against nature.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, ©1990
(OCoLC)644124527
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minnie Bruce Pratt
ISBN: 0932379737 9780932379733 0932379729 9780932379726
OCLC Number: 21035561
Notes: "The Lamont poetry selection for 1989."
Awards: Gay and Lesbian Book Award (American Library Association), 1991
Description: 120 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: All The Women Caught In Flaring Light: 1 --
All The Women Caught In Flaring Light: 2 --
All The Women Caught In Flaring Light: 3 --
Another Question: 1 --
Another Question: 2 --
At Fifteen, The Oldest Son Comes To Visit: 1 --
At Fifteen, The Oldest Son Comes To Visit: 2 --
At Fifteen, The Oldest Son Comes To Visit: 3 --
At Fifteen, The Oldest Son Comes To Visit: 4 --
At Fifteen, The Oldest Son Comes To Visit: 5 --
At The Vietnam Memorial --
The Child Taken From The Mother --
Crime Against Nature: 1 --
Crime Against Nature: 2 --
Crime Against Nature: 3 --
Crime Against Nature: 4 --
Crime Against Nature: 5 --
Crime Against Nature: 6 --
Declared Not Fit --
Down The Little Cahaba --
Dreaming A Few Minutes In A Different Element: 1 --
Dreaming A Few Minutes In A Different Element: 2 --
Dreaming A Few Minutes In A Different Element: 3 --
Dreaming A Few Minutes In A Different Element: 4 --
The First Question --
I Am Ready To Tell All I Know --
In The Waiting Room At The Draft Board --
Justice, Come Down --
The Laughing Place --
The Mother Before Memory: 1 --
The Mother Before Memory: 2 --
The Mother Before Memory: 3 --
The Mother Before Memory: 4 --
The Mother Before Memory: 5 --
Motionless On The Dark Side Of The Light --
My Life You Are Talking About No Place --
The Place Lost And Gone, The Place Found --
Poem For My Sons --
Seven Times Going, Seven Coming Back --
Shame: 1 --
Shame: 2 --
Shame: 3 --
Shame: 4 --
Shame: 5 --
Sounds From My Previous Life --
Talking To Charlie --
Two Small-sized Girls: 1 --
Two Small-sized Girls: 2 --
Two Small-sized Girls: 3 --
A Waving Hand --
While Reading Timerman's The Longest War.
Responsibility: Minnie Bruce Pratt.

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"Designated as the prestigious 1989 Lamont Poetry Selection by the Academy of American Poets, and winner of the 1991 American Library Association Gay/Lesbian Book Award, Pratt's Crime Against Nature is a stunning achievement. This beautifully crafted sequence of poems takes its title from language in the statute under which the author could have been prosecuted as a lesbian if she had sought legal custody of her children. These are poems of despair, self-doubt, sexual bliss, sexual shame, exhilaration, rage, hope, victory. In Crime Against Nature, Pratt breathes new life into the words lesbian, poet, mother. Without contradiction or self-denial, she holds herself, her loves, and her children in a world of passion, of power being realized, of wholeness."--AUTHOR WEBSITE.

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