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Old Girls in Low Cotton

Author: 

Helen Childress

A bittersweet but funny story about a woman who sets out to start over after her husband is killed, but finds herself sharing a trailer with her mother-in-law instead. The characters are believable and ultimately likable, the sort you wish you could reach into the book and help sort through the mess they're making.

Favorite Thing: 
The funny but sharp observations about how people pick up the pieces when life doesn't go as planned.
Old Girls in Low Cotton
Book Length: 
Shorter
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate