The Mosquito Coast

The Mosquito Coast

By:  Paul Theroux

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"A gripping adventure story."—New York Times Book Review

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.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618658961

  • ISBN-10: 0618658963

  • Pages: 384

  • Price: $15.95

  • Publication Date: 06/01/2006

  • Carton Quantity: 24

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

Paul Theroux
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Paul Theroux

PAUL THEROUX is the author of many highly acclaimed books. His novels include The Lower River and The Mosquito Coast, and his renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star and Dark Star Safari. He lives in Hawaii and on Cape Cod.  
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  • reviews
    “A work of fiendish energy and ingenuity.”—Newsweek 

     

    “An impressive and disturbing vision of the American psyche.”—Washington Post 

     

Available Resources

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618658961

  • ISBN-10: 0618658963

  • Pages: 384

  • Price: $15.95

  • Publication Date: 06/01/2006

  • Carton Quantity: 24

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

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