The Liminal People: A Novel by Ayize Jama-everettThe Liminal People: A Novel by Ayize Jama-everett

The Liminal People: A Novel

byAyize Jama-everett

Paperback | January 20, 2012

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Taggert can heal and hurt with just a touch. When an ex calls for help, he risks the wrath of his enigmatic master to try and save her daughter.But when Taggert realizes the daughter has more power than even he can imagine, he has to wrestle with the very nature of his skills, not to mention unmanned and uncreated gods, in order keep the girl safe. In the end, Taggert will have to use more than his power, he has to delve into his heart and soul to survive.The Liminal People is a fast-paced science fiction thriller with shades of the Matrix or Richard Morgan's Takeshi Kovacs novels don't worry, you haven't read this before: this is something all new.
Ayize Jama-Everett: Ayize Jama-Everett was born in 1974 and raised in Harlem, New York. Since then he has traveled extensively in Northern Africa, New Hampshire, and Northern California. He holds a Master's in Clinical Psychology and a Master's in Divinity. He teaches religion and psychology at Starr King School for the Ministry when ...
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Title:The Liminal People: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.52 inPublished:January 20, 2012Publisher:Small Beer PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:193152033X

ISBN - 13:9781931520331

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Ayize Jama-Everett has brewed a voodoo cauldron of Sci-Fi, Romance, Crime, and Superhero Comic, to provide us with a true gestalt of understanding, offering us both a new definition of "family" and a world view on the universality of human conduct.The Liminal People - as obviously intended - will draw different reactions from different readers. But none of them will stop reading until its cataclysmic ending." - Andrew Vachss"Ayize's imagination will mess with yours, and the world won't ever look quite the same again." - Nalo Hopkinson"The Liminal People has the pleasures of classic sf while being astonishingly contemporary and savvy." - Maureen F. McHugh"Fast and sleek and powerful - a skillful and unique mix of supernatural adventure and lived-in, persuasive, often moving noir." - Felix Gilman, author ofThe Half-Made World'Ayize Jama-Everett has brewed a voodoo cauldron of Sci-Fi, Romance, Crime, and Superhero Comic, to provide us with a true gestalt of understanding, offering us both a new definition of 'family' and a world view on the universality of human conduct.The Liminal People-as obviously intended-will draw different reactions from different readers. But none of them will stop reading until its cataclysmic ending.'-Andrew Vachss'Ayize's imagination will mess with yours, and the world won't ever look quite the same again.'-Nalo Hopkinson'The Liminal People has the pleasures of classic sf while being astonishingly contemporary and savvy.'-Maureen F. McHugh'Fast and sleek and powerful-a skillful and unique mix of supernatural adventure and lived-in, persuasive, often moving noir.'-Felix Gilman, author ofThe Half-Made World"