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When The Cotton Queen opens it is the year 2004 and Laney Hoffman is being confronted by her teenage daughter Rachel about what the problem is between Laney and her mother Babs.
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The story quickly moves back in time to when Babs was just a teenage girl with her whole life in front of her. She married her highschool sweet heart Tom, but time was not on their side. He was killed in an accident which left Babs on her own fighting for the right to keep Laney. Feeling that she had no choice, Babs moved away from her small town in Texas to live in Dallas.

Told in alternating narratives between Laney and Babs the mother daughter relationship changes and not always for the better.
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Plot & Themes

Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Daughter

Main Character

Gender    -   Female


City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   rape/molest

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