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Slow Funeral

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Running away from Bracken County and its corrupt magical practices after her parents are killed, Maude Fuller attempts to deny her witch destiny, until her beloved grandmother's impending death summons Maude back home.
Paperback, 314 pages
Published August 15th 1995 by Tor Books (first published July 1994)
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One of my go-to books for how magic should work in fiction. The characterization is sharp, as is the prose ("Soap, stones, nakedness, and linen - a trap to catch a man in.").
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