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Rising Sun: A Novel

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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
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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
Product Details
Paperback (384 pages)
Published: August 28, 2012
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345538970
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