Rising Sun (Mass Market Paperbound)

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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this riveting thriller of corporate intrigue and cutthroat competition between American and Japanese business interests.
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
“As well built a thrill machine as a suspense novel can be.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto tower in downtown Los Angeles—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 corpse of a beautiful young woman is discovered.
 
The investigation 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 in which the Japanese saying “Business is war” takes on a terrifying reality.
 
“A grand maze of plot twists . . . Crichton’s gift for spinning a timely yarn is going to be enough, once again, to serve a current tenant of the bestseller list with an eviction notice.”—New York Daily News
 
“The action in Rising Sun unfolds at a breathless pace.”—Business Week

About the Author


Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of the hit television show ER. Crichton's first bestseller, The Andromeda Strain, was published while he was still a medical student. One of the most popular writers in the world, he has sold over 200 million books. His books have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and thirteen have been made into films.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780345538970
ISBN-10: 0345538978
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: August 28th, 2012
Pages: 371
Language: English