The Mosquito Coast

The Mosquito Coast

A Novel

Book - 2006
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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.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006
Edition: 1st Mariner Books ed
ISBN: 9780618658961
0618658963
Branch Call Number: 813.5400
Characteristics: 374 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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notTom Dec 16, 2010

An obsessive yet brilliant inventor who wants to escape the materialism and corruption of America carves out a supposed Eden in the depths of the jungles of Honduras with his family. When his mania reaches new levels, his family must survive the trouble that is brought down upon them.

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