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The Mosquito Coast

 
 
 
 
The Mosquito Coast
Author: Paul Theroux
ISBN 13: 9780618658961
ISBN 10: 618658963
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 2006-06-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $15.95
 
 

In a breathtaking adventure story, the paranoid and brilliant inventor Allie Fox takes his family to live in the Honduran jungle, determined to build a civilization better than the one they've left. Fleeing from an America he sees as mired in materialism and conformity, he hopes to rediscover a purer life. But his utopian experiment takes a dark turn when his obsessions lead the family toward unimaginable danger.