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The Kikkoman Chronicles

Bookshelves today are lined with intriguing, inside stories of corporate success. None, however, can rival the more than 300 years of wartime intrigue, family hardships, and unprecedented success of Japan's Kikkoman Corporation, one of the world's most formidable global competitors.
The Kikkoman Chronicles is nothing less than today's most innovative and informative guide to business in the international marketplace. From Kikkoman's simply 17th Century beginning, producing soy sauce in the Japanese village of Noda, it has become a world leader in the production, distribution and marketing of more than 2,000 related products.

Translated into more than 10 languages, The Kikkoman Chronicles has found an international audience.

Selected Works

Fiction
Book #2 of the Finding Billy Battles trilogy.
Experience an extraordinary man's perilous and riveting journey from untamed 19th century Kansas to the mysterious Far East and elsewhere."
Nonfiction
The Compelling Saga of One of the World's Oldest Companies
Textbook
A guide to the Art and Craft of Journalism
A "how to" book for foreign correspondents
A primer on covering international business and finance