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|| Bren wondered, but not for long, why his normally cheerful, easy-going life had suddenly begun to seem hopelessly complicated. He was learning to run the lights for his school's production of Macbeth, but that was fun, and so was almost everything about his first serious relationship-everything except the fact that he couldn't bring his girl friend home. Bren had never really minded living with three witches, but now he did. How could he explain that his beautiful mother spent hours casting spells in her bat-haunted tower room while his grandmother told fortunes to paying customers in the living room and their housekeeper raised black chickens in the garden apartment for uses it was best not to contemplate? His father, after getting up in the morning to find a baby bat in his shoe and a python in his shirt drawer-the culmination of a long series of such events-had exchanged the spacious old house for a simple, brick box on the East side.To make matters worse, Bren learned that...
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