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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date June 1, 2006
Pages 374
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618658961
ISBN-10 0618658963
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An eccentric, self-destructive American inventor, Allie Fox moves his family to the jungles of Central America in the hopes of finding a better life. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
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.


Editions
Hardcover
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from Buccaneer Books (February 1, 1998)
9781568493480 | details & prices | List price $32.95
About: Allie Fox hates America and everything about the 20th century, so he decides to take his wife and two sons to live a better and simpler life in the Honduran jungle.
Large print edition from Ulverscroft Large Print Books (August 1, 1982)
9780708980644 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.75 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $29.99
About: Allie Fox hates America and everything about the 20th century, so he decides to take his wife and two sons to live a better and simpler life in the Honduran jungle.
Limited edition from Houghton Mifflin (May 1, 1982); titled "Mosquito Coast"
9780395320754 | details & prices | List price $50.00
About: An eccentric American inventor moves his family to the jungles of Central America in hopes of finding a better life
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140060898 Book cover for 9780380619450 Book cover for 9780582402485 Book cover for 9780582418141 Book cover for 9780618658961
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Mariner Books (June 1, 2006)
9780618658961 | details & prices | 374 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.95
About: An eccentric American inventor moves his family to the jungles of Central America in hopes of finding a better life
from Addison-Wesley (February 1, 2000); titled "Mosquito Coast"
9780582418141 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.10 in. | 0.10 lbs | List price $9.27
About: Allie Fox hates America and everything about the 20th century, so he decides to take his wife and two sons to live a better and simpler life in the Honduran jungle.
from Prentice Hall (November 1, 1998)
9780582402485 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.10 lbs | List price $7.67
About: Allie Fox hates America and everything about the 20th century, so he decides to take his wife and two sons to live a better and simpler life in the Honduran jungle.
With Paul Theroux | from Penguin USA (April 30, 1996); titled "Mosquito Coast"
9789990220704 | details & prices | List price $0.02
from Penguin USA (April 1, 1996)
9780140060898 | details & prices | 384 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.95
About: An eccentric American inventor moves his family to the jungles of Central America in hopes of finding a better life.
Mti rei edition from Avon Books (May 1, 1990)
9780380619450 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $5.95
About: An eccentric American inventor moves his family to the jungles of Central America in hopes of finding a better life
Prebinding
With Paul Theroux | from Turtleback Books (April 1, 1996); titled "Mosquito Coast"
9781417623433 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $23.65
About: 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.

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