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J. Maarten Troost

Biography

J. Maarten Troost

J. Maarten Troost is an international traveler whose 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 return was hired as a consultant by the World Bank. After several years in Fiji and Vanuatu, he recently relocated to the U.S. and now lives with his wife and son in California.

J. Maarten Troost

Books by J. Maarten Troost

by J. Maarten Troost - Memoir, Nonfiction, Travel

HEADHUNTERS ON MY DOORSTEP chronicles J. Maarten Troost’s return to the South Pacific after his struggle with alcoholism left him numb to life. Deciding to retrace the path once traveled by the author of TREASURE ISLAND, Troost follows Robert Louis Stevenson to the Marquesas, the Tuamotus, Tahiti, Kiribati and Samoa, tumbling from one comic misadventure to another.