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My Other Life, Theroux, Paul
Author Name:    Theroux, Paul

Title:   My Other Life

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Fine

Publisher:    Houghton Mifflin 

ISBN Number:   039582527X / 9780395825273

Seller ID:   6DH-7UNP-6357

039582527X Crisp pages and tight binding. Appears unread. Light shelf wear on dust jacket.

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Life, to the hero of My Other Life, has no apparent plot, so it can seem messier than fiction--sometimes it appears that he is leading many separate lives. The only connecting strand is that they all involve the same person. The fictional narrator of these memoirs, a man of different guises, be it Pavel Medved, Paulie, or Paul Theroux, has reconstructed his past, giving it wit and life, tragedy and pathos, and imposed an order on it through careful editing. Inordinately fond of train travel, he takes us on a journey over a career spanning thirty years and distills it into poignant episodes. From his early education by his eccentric Uncle Hal, an unlikely author and lover of dog biscuits, we are taken through Theroux's years as a fledgling novelist in literary London, under the wing of the rapacious Lady Max, to his grief at finding himself alone again, at age fifty, in the town of his youth. With enormous insight and self-knowledge Theroux divulges his belief in secrets: the fake occup

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