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The Curse of Lono.

Thompson, Hunter S.

Published by Taschen, Koln, 2005
ISBN 10: 3822848972 / ISBN 13: 9783822848975
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Title: The Curse of Lono.

Publisher: Taschen, Koln

Publication Date: 2005

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First Hardcover Printing. A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dj. This is the hardcover reissue of the Paperback Original of this Thompson classic of Gonzo journalism set to Hawaiian slack-key. Bookseller Inventory # 23782

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Synopsis: A wild ride to the dark side of Americana The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a journalist's ""coverage"" of a news event that ends up being a wild ride to the dark side of Americana. Originally published in 1983, Curse features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Thompson/Ralph Steadman duo became known and loved. This curious book, considered an oddity among Hunter's oeuvre, was long out of print, prompting collectors to search high and low for an original copy. TASCHEN's signed, limited edition sold out before the book even hit the stores, but this unlimited version, in a different, smaller format, makes The Curse of Lono accessible to everyone.

From the Publisher: Originally published in 1983, Curse features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Thompson/Ralph Steadman duo became known and loved. This curious book, considered an oddity among Hunter?s oeuvre, was long out of print, prompting collectors to search high and low for an original copy. TASCHEN?s signed, limited edition sold out before the book even hit the stores, but this unlimited version, in a different, smaller format, makes The Curse of Lono accessible to everyone.

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