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My Other Life

Book Description
Spanning almost thirty years, My Other Life traces the journey of a fictional Paul Theroux from young bachelorhood in Africa, in and out of marriage, affairs, and employment, and between continents. From his early education at the knee of a highly eccentric uncle through his years as a fledgling novelist in London under the wing of the rapacious Lady Max, this writer of different guises eventually returns alone, in retreat, to his hometown, where he finds the raw material to begin again. This is a wry, worldly, erotic, and deeply moving account of one man's first half century and is "among the strongest things Theroux has ever written."

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