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A riveting thriller of corporate intrigue and cutthroat competition between American and Japanese business interests
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.
Rising Sun was made into a film, starring Sean Connery.
?As well built a thrill machine as a suspense novel can be.? ?The New York Times Book Review
?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
Über den Autor: Michael Crichton was a writer and filmmaker, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER. One of the most popular entertainers in the world, Crichton sold more than 200 million copies of his books, which have been translated into 40 languages and adapted into 15 films. Long before the carefully researched techno-thrillers that ultimately brought him to fame, Crichton wrote?with remarkable speed and gusto?ten high-octane suspense novels to support himself while studying at Harvard Medical School.