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Hotel Honolulu (2001) [Novel]
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In this wickedly satiric romp, Paul Theroux captures the essence of Hawaii as it has never been depicted. The novel's narrator, a down-on-his-luck writer, escapes to Waikiki and soon finds himself the manager of the Hotel Honolulu, a low-rent establishment a few blocks off the beach. Honeymooners, vacationers, wanderers, mythomaniacs, soldiers, and families all check in to the hotel. Like the Canterbury pilgrims, every guest has come in search of something -- sun, love, happiness, objects of unnameable longing -- and everyone has a story. By turns hilarious, ribald, tender, and tragic, HOTEL HONOLULU offers a unique glimpse of the psychological landscape of an American paradise.

Original title: Hotel Honolulu
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Hotel Honolulu

Hotel Honolulu (2001)
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Language: English

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Hotel Honolulu (2001)

ISBN: 9780618219155

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