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Rising Sun By Michael Crichton

Rising Sun
by Michael Crichton

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On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto Tower in downtown L. The investigation immediately becomes a thrilling 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.
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Rising Sun by Michael Crichton

On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto Tower in downtown L. A. a grand opening celebration is in full swing at the new American headquarters of the immense Japanese conglomerate. On the forty-sixth floor, in an empty conference room, the dead body of a beautiful woman is discovered. The investigation immediately becomes a thrilling 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. Rising Sun is a powerful, compulsive thriller from a master of the genre.

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Rising Sun Reviews


"Dazzling ... A bravura performance ... As well built a thrill machine as a suspense novel can be" * New York Times *
"The combination of Japan-bashing and murder mystery makes for provocative reading" -- Marilyn Wilson * Daily Mail *
"Crichton pulls off a slick thriller at a cracking pace" -- Mike Ripley * Daily Telegraph *
"Engrossing and memorably exciting" -- Anthony Quinton * Evening Standard *

About Michael Crichton


Born in Chicago in 1942, Michael Crichton first trained as a doctor before going on to become one of the most successful writers in the world. In 1994 he achieved a feat unmatched by any other writer: by having simultaneously a number one TV series, book and movie with, respectively, ER (which he created), Disclosure and Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, on its release the highest-grossing film of all time. He also directed several movies, including The Great Railway Robbery with Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland. His high-concept thrillers were international bestsellers, and in total his books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide. He died in 2008.

Additional information

GOR000645115
Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
1993-05-20
416
0099233010
9780099233015
N/A
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