This first edition, hardcover copy of The Mosquito Coast is signed on the title page. Book and dust jacket are in very good condition.
Theroux's 1981 tale of a middle-aged professor's retreat from modern society via "muddled, metaphysical journey into the jungle." Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; nominated by The Yorkshire Post for Novel of the Year. It novel became the basis for the well-regarded Peter Weir-directed, Harrison Ford-film bearing the same title in 1996.Hardcover: 374 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; 1st edition (January 1982)
Package Dimensions: 10 x 6.5 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds