Paul Theroux

Novelist, Author

1941 –

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Who is Paul Theroux?

Paul Edward Theroux is an American travel writer and novelist, whose best known work of travel writing is perhaps The Great Railway Bazaar. He has published numerous works of fiction, some of which were made into feature films. He was awarded the 1981 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel The Mosquito Coast.

He is the father of British authors and documentary makers Louis Theroux and Marcel Theroux, the brother of authors Alexander Theroux and Peter Theroux, and uncle of the American actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux.

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Born
Apr 10, 1941
Medford
Also known as
  • Paul Edward Theroux
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Maine
  • Medford High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013