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By Randy Taguchi; Glynne Walley (Translator)

Veritcal, Paperback, 9781932234046, 269pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2003

When finance writer Yuki's enigmatic and estranged older brother is found decomposing in his apartment, her only clues to his bizarre demise are her memories of him. As Yuki descends deeper and deeper into her own psyche, she catches glimpses of her true nature.
A brisk, bristling story of survivor's guilt, treacherous sex, and unexpected redemption, "Outlet "opens the door to a spiritual dimension that is both new and age-old. The climax is mind-blowing.

About the Author
Randy Taguchi first began writing online in 1996 and soon attracted a large following in Japan, where she is sometimes referred to as the ?Queen of the Internet.? She is a popular and prolific author, whose work includes a busy blog, fourteen novels, just one of which ? Outlet ? has been released in English to date, many short stories, and twenty-one essays. She is currently supporting the Fukushima Kids? Summer Camp program, helping children impacted by the 2011 earthquake, and she released a short story entitled ?How Japan Made the Nuclear Choice? in reaction to the incident.

Praise For Outlet

"...the novel's dark twists and turns should keep readers hooked until the surprising climax. "- Publishers Weekly

"Shamanism and magical realism collide with life in this bestselling first novel by Randy Taguchi." - SFREvu

"Well worth a read."- Blizzard Boy Blog