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My Secret History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ivy Books
Publication date March 1, 1990
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780804105149
ISBN-10 0804105146
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.25 by 4 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $5.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The key to writer Andrew Parent's present romantic difficulties lies in his past, and a review of his worldly love life reveals the solution to his predicament
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Theroux's best novel in years."

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

MY SECRET HISTORY is Paul Theroux's tour de force. It is the story of Andre Parent, a writer, a world traveler, a lover of every kind of woman he chances to meet in a life as varied as a man can lead. From his days as an altar boy, to his job as a teenaged lifeguard, and then as a youth caught between the attentions of a beautiful young student and an amorous older woman. And as the boy becomes a man he turns his attention to writing, which brings him fame, and a wife, who may finally bring him to know himself. But not before he sets up his most dangerous secret life, one that any man might envy, but that could cost Andre Parent the delicate balance that makes him who he is....

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780399134241
 
from Putnam Pub Group (June 1, 1989)
9780399134241 | details & prices | List price $21.95
About: "Theroux's best novel in years.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780449912003 Book cover for 9780804105149
 
from Ballantine Books (September 29, 1996)
9780449912003 | details & prices | 512 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $27.00
About: Brilliantly written, erotically charged, My Secret History is Paul Theroux's tour de force.
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Reprint edition from Ivy Books (March 1, 1990)
9780804105149 | details & prices | 4.25 × 4.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $5.95
About: The key to writer Andrew Parent's present romantic difficulties lies in his past, and a review of his worldly love life reveals the solution to his predicament

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