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Rising Sun
Rising Sun
Author: Michael Crichton
During the grand opening celebration of the new American headquarters of an immense Japanese conglomerate, the dead body of a beautiful woman is found. The investigation begins, and immediately becomes a headlong chase through a twisting maze of industrial intrigue and a violent business battle that takes no prisoners. — From the Paperback edi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780345418968
ISBN-10: 0345418964
Publication Date: 6/23/1997
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3.1 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Good murder mystery wrapped up in thought provoking facts regarding Japanese corporations doing business in the United States.
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Older book but Crichton tells a good story. Inner workings of Japanese business - very interesting & an unexpected ending.
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Industrial Intrigue with plot twists that will shock and surprise.
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An excellent book of industrial intrigue, made into a major motion picture starring Wesley Snipes and Sean Connery. The book is better, of course.
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I had a hard time trying to keep Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes out of my head while ready. But when I did, I enjoyed the book.
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"On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto Tower in downtown L.A.-the new American headquarters of the immense Japanese conglomerate-a grand opening celebration is in full swing.

On the forty-sixth floor, in an empty conference room, the dead body of a beautiful young woman is discovered.

The investigation beging...and immediately becomes a headlong chase through a twisting maze of industrial intrigue ... a no-holds-barred conflict in which control of a vital American technology is the fiercely coveted prize - and the Japanese saying "business is war" takes on a terrifying reality ..." (From the back cover)


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