J. Maarten Troost Biography
Travel writer J. Maarten Troost was born in 1969 in the
Netherlands and is of Dutch-Czech descent. He grew up in Canada and
presently lives in California. He is the author of three books which
are about his experiences in the Pacific Islands and 3-month trip to
China. He has also written many essays for The Atlantic Monthly
and The Washington Post. While he was a
student, he wrote essays for the Prague
Troost spent two years of his life in Kiribati in the Equatorial
Pacific and when he returned, he was hired as a consultant by the World
Bank. After spending many years in Fiji and Vanuatu, he is settled in
the U.S with his wife and two sons.
This biography was last updated on 07/12/2010.
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