1992. First Edition . Signed. CRICHTON, Michael. Rising Sun. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Octavo, original half black cloth, original dust jacket. $250.First trade edition of Crichtons widely read and passionately debated novel, signed by the author.Upon its publication, Crichton's ""widely read and passionately debated novel"" Rising Sun ""became an instant lightning rod. Some felt that the book was 'a thriller that doubles as a polemic,' as Robert B. Reich wrote Some defended Crichton, as the novelist Robert Nathan did saying that the author was 'no xenophobe, no fool, no ranting bigot.' Crichton, for his part, made no attempt to disguise his intent. He concluded the novel with an afterword that closed with the reminder: 'The Japanese are not our saviors. They are our competitors. We should not forget it'"" (New York Times). Preceded by a signed limited edition of unknown size. Adapted to the screen in 1993, starring Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes. Small price stickers to rear panel of dust jacket.Dust jacket price-clipped. A fine signed copy. (Inventory #: 104505)
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