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The Curse of Lono Summary
Hunter S. Thompson

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The Curse of Lono Summary

Plot Summary

In The Curse of Lono, Hunter Thompson travels to Hawaii to cover a race for a magazine. The trip turns into an extended stay. Though troubled with lousy weather, Hunter explores Hawaii's lore and legend, beach life, and fishing culture, in his unique and legendary way.

Hunter Thompson is hired by Running magazine to cover the Honolulu marathon. He invites his longtime friend, the artist Ralph Steadman, to pack up his family and join him in Hawaii. En route to Honolulu, Hunter meets and befriends a wealthy entrepreneur named Ackerman. The two agree to meet up later in Kona. In Honolulu Hunter is picked up at the airport by Gene Skinner, a man whom Hunter knows as a former opium trafficker and pilot for the CIA. Gene was hired as Hunter's photographer.

Hunter discovers that Ralph injured his back in a recent snorkeling accident. Anxious to have Ralph...

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