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Pacific Rift

Pacific Rift

This light-hearted look at business relations between Japan and the West follows the fortunes of two cultural transplants – Bob Collins, a forthright American insurance executive who lives and works in Tokyo, and Shuji Tomikawa, a Harvard-educated Japanese working for Mitsui Real Estate in New York City.

Through his meetings with these men, the author is able to draw some surprising conclusions about current Japanese business practices, both in relation to foreigners attempting to trade with them, and in terms of their own headlong rush into overseas markets, from the Ginza bars of Tokyo to the wino gangs of Times Square.
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Genre: Society & Social Sciences / Society & Culture: General

On Sale: 3rd January 2013

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781444770094

Reviews

Read all about it: headlong greed, inarticulate obscenity, Animal House horseplay . . .
<i>The Sunday Times</i>
Immense verve and wit
<i>20/20 Magazine</i>
As traders would say, this book is a buy
<i>Financial Times</i>
Wickedly funny
<i>Daily Express
A highly immoral book
<i>Daily Mail</I>
Praise for LIAR'S POKER: 'An amazing book, readable, funny and mind-boggling ... one of the great business books of all time'
<i>Punch</i>