The Mosquito Coast

The Mosquito Coast

A Novel

eBook - 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.? This book features a teaser chapter from Theroux?s dazzling The Lower River.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
Edition: 1st Mariner books ed.
ISBN: 9780241959190
0241959195
9781299882799
129988279X
9780547525174
0547525176
9780395318379
0395318378
0618658963
9780618658961
Characteristics: 1 online resource (374 pages) : illustrations

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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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