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The Mosquito Coast (SIGNED)

Theroux, Paul

ISBN 10: 0395318378 / ISBN 13: 9780395318379
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1982
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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NF/NF in mylar. A 1st edition/1st printing in near fine condition with full number line. Signed by author on title page. There is minimal wear to jacket. The jacket is price clipped, the covers are clean and bright and the edges are sharp. Some minor shelf wear on bottom edge of covers. There are no tears or creases. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark, NOT ex-lib. Bookseller Inventory # 007554

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Title: The Mosquito Coast (SIGNED)

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Frampton, David

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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An eccentric American inventor moves his family to the jungles of Central America in hopes of finding a better life

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' "What kind of country is it that turns shoppers into traitors and honest men into liars? No one ever thinks of leaving this country. Charlie, I think of it every day." '

Allie Fox is sick of America and sick of humanity. Abandoning his home, he takes his family to live in the dense jungles of Honduras. An inventor, Allie is convinced there isn't a problem his mechanical genius can't solve and soon he is assembling the elements of a new, better world.

But Allie's Eden demands sacrifices - everyone must obey his rules and listen to his rants. As doubts creep in, so Allie heads deeper into the jungle and leads his family further into despair and darkness.

'An epic of paranoid obsession that swirls the reader headlong to deposit him on a black mudbank of horror' Guardian

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