My secret history

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Putnam, 1989 - Fiction - 511 pages
The celebrated author of The Mosquito Coast and Riding the Iron Rooster spins a masterful, comic novel that explores the most intimate passages of a contemporary man's eventful love life--a story that moves through five decades and culminates in the '80s.

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User Review  - AnnB2013 - LibraryThing

Reading this book made me dislike Paul Theroux, something I eventually got over. I was horrified by how the main character took his wife and, later, girlfriend to all the same places on the same tour. Maybe that's just me. Read full review

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Oh Paul, Paul... really? Read full review

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About the author (1989)

PAUL THEROUX is the author of many highly acclaimed?books. His novels?include?A Dead Hand?and The Mosquito Coast, and his renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star?and?Dark Star Safari. He lives in Hawaii and on Cape Cod.

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