THE SALARYMAN SERIES
THE SALARYMAN (book edition)
Book is available in paperback and eBook formats.
THE SALARYMAN (manga edition)
Short eBook comic based on the book.
アメリカン サラリーマン (漫画)
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It’s 2010 and the Japanese economy reels from the Great Recession. Unemployed Tokyo American Bill Smaha lands a job at Spotronics Japan, the local office of a U.S. microchip manufacturer, and is thrown into a baffling white-collar life: married colleagues use secret bank accounts to fund their nightlives, managers create projects out of boredom and execs are on the take. Hard-core salaryman Hiro Osaka takes Bill under his wing and soon both are assigned to a shady subsidiary company. As signs of corporate misdeeds emerge, Bill faces an identity crisis: is he a loyal salaryman, or an American whistleblower?
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Meet Michael Thuresson
Author of books, manga and more
Michael Thuresson is based in Tokyo and hails from Chicago. He was a journalist in Los Angeles before he moved to Japan and became a Tokyo white-collar warrior in 2008. His first book, The Salaryman, was the result of that experience.
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