The Sex Lives of Cannibals Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost

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Written in English

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  • Description And Travel,
  • Voyages And Travels,
  • Travel,
  • Unabridged Audio - Travel,
  • General,
  • Travel / Australia & Oceania,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Australia & Oceania - General,
  • Essays & Travelogues

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ContributionsSimon Vance (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9672009M
ISBN 101433202875
ISBN 109781433202872

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Jun 08,  · J. Maarten Troost is the author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific. His essays have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, and the Prague Post. He spent two years in Kiribati in the equatorial Pacific and upon his Jan Maarten Troost (known professionally as J.

Maarten Troost) (born in The Netherlands) is a Dutch-American travel /5. Nov 30,  · The Sex Lives of Cannibals tells the hilarious story of what happens when Troost discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he dreamed of.

Falling into one amusing misadventure after another, Troost struggles through relentless, stifling heat, a variety of deadly bacteria, polluted seas, toxic fish—all in a country where the only music to be heard for miles around is “La Macarena.”/5().

The Sex Lives of Cannibals tells the hilarious story of what happens when Troost discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he dreamed of. Falling into one amusing misadventure after another, Troost struggles through relentless, stifling heat, a variety of deadly bacteria, polluted seas, toxic fish—all in a country where the only music to be heard for miles around is "La Macarena.".

Jun 08,  · The Sex Lives of Cannibals tells the hilarious story of what happens when Troost discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he dreamed of. Falling into one amusing misadventure after another, Troost struggles through relentless, stifling heat, a variety of deadly bacteria, polluted seas, toxic fish—all in a country where the only music to be heard for miles around is “La Macarena.”/5(90).

The Sex Lives of Cannibals tells the hilarious story of what happens when Troost discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he dreamed of. Falling into one amusing misadventure after another, Troost struggles through relentless, stifling heat, a variety of deadly bacteria, polluted seas, toxic fish—all in a country where the only music to be heard for miles around is “La Macarena.”.

The Sex Lives of Cannibals was, I found, even more than it promised to be - it was a funny travelogue, sure, but it also contained more serious topics about colonialism, foreign aid and environmental protection. I'm glad I picked it up!/5(). The Sex Lives of Cannibals is the hilarious story of their two years on these sun-bleached atolls, and I highly recommend it.

Getting Stoned with Savages is the follow-up to The Sex Lives of Cannibals, and follows Maartin and Sylvia’s next island adventures on Vanuatu and Fiji. This time struggles include earthquakes typhoons, giant centipedes, and impending parenthood.

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Maarten Troost’s account of his two years spent on the atoll of Tarawa in the Republic of Kiribati, a remote island nation located in the South Pacific. Despite the title, the book is not a sociological study, but a piece of (often comic) travel writing. Oct 11,  · The Sex Lives of Cannibals tells the hilarious story of what happens when Troost discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he dreamed of.

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The truth is, the book has very little to do with cannibals or their sex lives. I recently finished reading a great book called “The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift In the Equatorial Pacific” by J. Maarten Troost. This book, which is sort of a travelogue-meets-memoir about a guy who travels to “the end of the world” with his girlfriend and lives there for two years, had me laughing out loud every time I picked it up.

The Sex Lives of Cannibals is fencingveterans2013.com is the adventures of Troost and his girlfriend who go to live on the atoll Tarawa in the Pacific. It is more a humorous reflection on what lead up to their decision to move to Tarawa and their subsequent adventures living there than an actual travelogue, but there are some good insights and information in the book.

Fantasized about quitting the. Walking away from credit card debt and student loans. Think living in the South Pacific for two years sounds like a perfect solution and perhaps even a winning idea for your first novel. Maarten Troost does just that, setting up as a devil-may-care islander while his girlfriend, Sylvia, gets to work on saving the planet, or at least a little part of it on an /5(40).

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The Sex Lives of Cannibals Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific (Book): Troost, J. Maarten: The author discusses his two-year stay on a remote South Pacific island, a place where he anticipated a romantic paradise but instead experienced humorous misadventures and a host of environmental challenges.

Excerpt from Research Paper: Sex Lives of Cannibals The book Sex Lives of Cannibals gives clear examples and instances of ethnocentrism to varying degrees and in different forms.

Indeed, in various areas around the world, ethnocentrism manifests in different ways that can be both positive and negative for the people engaging in the behavior as well as what is experienced and felt by outsiders. THE SEX LIVES OF CANNIBALS. Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific. For Sylvia and Lukas.

DISCLAIMER. This book recounts the experiences of the author while he lived in Kiribati. A few names have been changed, either because the author, who is very bad with names, couldn’t remember what they were, or to protect their privacy.

All Cannibals - No Sex The Title of this book was obviously selected by the publisher to generate more interest, but nonetheless it doesn't diminish the fact that it's terribly entertaining and funny. The "Cannibals" in the title doesn't refer to the native islanders but.

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Readers should not mistake the overwhelming humor of Troost’s narrative for a lack of depth. I learned as much as I laughed while reading The Sex Lives of Cannibals. Each chapter in this book addresses a different aspect of life in Tarawa.

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The Sex Lives of Cannibals tells the hilarious story of what happens when Troost discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he dreamed of. Falling into one amusing misadventure after another, Troost struggles through relentless, stifling heat, a variety of deadly bacteria, polluted seas, toxic fish—all in a country where the only music.

Troost is the author of a South Pacific trilogy - The Sex Lives of Cannibals (), Getting Stoned with Savages (), and Headhunters on my Doorstep () - as well as a book about contemporary China - Lost on Planet China: One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation ().

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