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The Mosquito Coast (original 1981; edition 1996)
by Paul Theroux
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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.
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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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