Books can serve as gateways into alternative modes of behavior and consequently of living. Dealing with difficult people is something one can never avoid completely ,and this is why such a book would provide tools and patterns for those possessing skills other than those belonging to the social or day-to-day human interaction category.
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Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic: hoodoo, as most people call it. But even though his name is Hoodoo, he can't seem to cast a simple spell. When a mysterious man called the Stranger comes to town, Hoodoo starts dreaming of the dead rising from their graves. Even worse, he soon learns the Stranger is looking for a boy named Hoodoo. The entire town is at risk from the Stranger's black magic, and only Hoodoo can defeat him.