Veritcal, Hardcover, 9781932234022, 218pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2003
"Ashes is a fascinating look at the largely hidden world of the yakuza, Japan's mafia." --Japan Visitor
"This yakuza fable reads like a treatment for a Takeshi Kitano film, and its aging mobster Tanaka evokes Beat's sullen screen ennui." - Mary Jacobi , The Village Voice