1983 - Hardcover
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 6:15PM
National Book Foundation

The Mosquito Coast

By Paul Theroux

Original Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Current Publisher: Mariner Books

Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:

Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Alice Walker for The Color Purple

Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature:

More Information: Theroux was a Finalist once previously, in the General Nonfiction (Paperback) category in 1981 for The Old Patagonian Express.

Theroux’s son, Marcel Theroux, was a Fiction Finalist in 2009 for Far North.

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