"Alexander Besher's 'The Pacific Rim Almanac' is a wonderful book! Information on the matchless Pacific Rim economy--that is not biased and political--is still amazingly scarce. This book fills a void. It is fact-filled, stimulating and entertaining to boot."--Tom Peters, author of "Thriving on Chaos" and co-author of "In Search of Excellence"
Alexander gives an overview of the book:
This book opened some interesting doors. I got to meet some interesting people, business and political leaders, unsavory types from the underworld, as well as the then Crown Prince Akihito (now Emperor of Japan) and Crown Princess Michiko twice in one day in a Helsinki fish-market. Fun people to hang out with!
Welcome to Chairman Besher’s Mausoleum (1951-):
Born in China of Russian parents as a stateless person, raised and educated in Japan, Alexander Besher is a San Francisco-based author, journalist (when journalism was still journalism), and novelist. He became a U.S....