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Categorization is odious. There is tremendous overlap among genres. These pigeonholes are offered only as a convenience.

J. Maarten Troost (1969 - )

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J. Maarten Troost (b.1969) is the author of three books about his experiences in the Pacific Islands and 3-month trip to China. Troost writes about the part of his life spent in the South Pacific in Getting Stoned with Savages (2006) and The Sex Lives of Cannibals (2004) -- and one on a trip to China: Lost on Planet China: The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation, or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid (2008).

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