O-Zone: a novel

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Putnam, 1986 - Fiction - 527 pages
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"Remarkable... Powerful... Mesmerizing... Lyrical." Susan Cheever Welcome to the America of the 21st century. The O-Zone is a forbidding land of nuclear waste, mutants, and aliens. Except for one place that is a beautiful oasis amidst the destruction. When two aliens are shot that look suspiciously human, Hooper Allbright, disurbed by the memories of those he once loved, goes back down into the O-Zone to try to reach the people he lost, though they may be unreachable by now.... "Smart, witty, grotesque, and brutal." THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

My favorite Theroux novel. A dark novel, it's fairly unpredictable unlike some of his others. Has an interesting undertone that makes you keep thinking that just about anything could happen on the next page... Read full review

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User Review  - hugh_ashton - LibraryThing

Re-reading this - it gets four stars from me, though I'm not sure why. It's actually a better book than a lot of people give it credit for. Paul Theroux - I am pretty sure I would dislike him as a ... Read full review

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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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