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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
Written in 1992, this book was very dated in its plot. Crichton was heavy handedly warning about how the Japanese were rapidly taking over the U.S. Well, the Japanese economy ended up imploding and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quickmind - LibraryThing
This book did not age well. The murder mystery portion got really bogged down by all of the preaching the "good guys" do about the Japanese. It was very heavy-handed and ruined the plot of the book. Read full review