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return of Lono

O. A. Bushnell

return of Lono

a novel of Captain Cook"s last voyage.

by O. A. Bushnell

  • 84 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Fiction.,
    • Discoveries in geography -- Fiction.,
    • British -- Pacific Area -- Fiction.,
    • Ship captains -- Fiction.,
    • Explorers -- Fiction.,
    • Pacific Area -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      SeriesAn Atlantic Monthly Press book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.B979 Re, PS3552.U823 Re
      The Physical Object
      Pagination290 p.
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6197647M
      LC Control Number56005936

        Lono God of Fertility. Pantheon: Hawaiian Type: Ranged, magical Role: Mage Hit progression: None Pros: Massive healing, good clear and damage Cons: extremely poor mobility and health Lore: Lono, the god of music, rain, harvest, and peace, was often called "the provider" by the people of Hawaii. His life was dedicated to giving peace, food, and prosperity to those . Lono the the Magical Land Beneath the Sea was adapted from Mary Kawena Pukui's translation of "Moolelo Kahiko no Kumuhonu," held in the Bishop Museum Archives. The hand-colored block print images by award winning artist Caren Loebel-Fried include botanical illustrations of .


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The Return of Lono: A Novel of Captain Cook's Last Voyage (Pacific Classics) Paperback – June 1, by Elizabeth K. Bushnell (Author), O. Bushnell (Author) › Visit Amazon's O. Bushnell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this 5/5(3). Finally, I just finished reading The Return of Lono: It was always mainlanders like James Michener, Somerset Maugham, and Mark Twain whose writings introduced the islands to their fellows.

There is one exception: O.A. Bushnell, a Hawaii-born microbiologist who also happened to be an excellent return of Lono book if little read -- author.4/5. THE RETURN OF LONO.

GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. This time the many times told tragedy of the violent end of Captain Cook at the hands of the natives of Hawaii is put into the form of a novel, told in the first person by Midshipman John Forrest, who acted as Cook's clerk.

The Return of Lono: A Novel of Captain Cook's Last Voyage (Pacific Classics, 1) Paperback - April 1, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). The Curse of Lono is a book by Hunter S. Thompson describing his experiences in Hawaii in Originally published inthe book was only in print for a short while.

In it was re-released as a limited edition. Only copies were produced, each one being signed by the author and artist Ralph book is now available as a smaller hardcover : Hunter S.

Thompson. This story is a fictional reconstruction of the momentous visit to the island of Hawaii in by Captain James Cook and his company aboard H.M.S.

Resolution and Discovery. The natives believed this first white visitor to be Lono, their long Pages: Savage in its hilarity, 'The Curse of Lono' is an often overlooked gem of the HST collection.

From superstitious 'natives' to an ocean devoid of fish in a paradise beset by storms, this book has everything, (with the exception of adequate coverage of the Honolulu marathon)/5. Lono and Captain Cook. Some Native Hawaiians may have misidentified Captain James Cook as Lono's incarnation, which may have later caused Cook's death (see Third voyage of James Cook).It is uncertain whether Cook was mistaken for the god Lono, or one of several historical or legendary figures also named Lono-i-ka-Makahiki.

About the Book; This story is a fictional reconstruction of the momentous visit to the island of Hawaii in by Captain James Cook and his company aboard H.M.S. Resolution and Discovery. The natives believed this first white visitor to be Lono, their long-awaited god of agriculture and the harvest.

Book Overview This story is a fictional reconstruction of the momentous visit to the island of Hawaii in by Captain James Cook and his company aboard H.M.S. Resolution and Discovery. The natives believed this first white visitor to be Lono, their long-awaited god of agriculture and the harvest.5/5(2).

Originally published inThe Curse of Lono 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 œuvre, was long out of print, prompting collectors to search high and low for an original : Genre/Form: Biographical fiction Sea stories Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bushnell, O.A.

(Oswald A.), Return of Lono. Boston, Little. In Hawaiian religion, the deity Lono is associated with fertility, agriculture, rainfall, music, and peace.

In one of the many Hawaiian stories of Lono, he is a fertility and music god who descended to Earth on a rainbow to marry Laka. In agricultural and planting traditions, Lono was identified with rain and food plants.

Get this from a library. The return of Lono; a novel of Captain Cook's return of Lono book voyage. [O A Bushnell] -- Reconstructs the momentous visit to Hawaii by Captain Cook. Told from the point of view of midshipman Forrest of the Resolution. The Voyage and Return is very common in children’s literature because it generally involves a journey to a magical land that pops up out of nowhere.

The magic element is pretty sunny and light to start with, and then the darkness shows up for the hero to conquer. "Father Lono," symbolized by a long pole with a strip of tapa and other embellishments attached, was carried about from district to district to collect taxes ('auhau) in the {p.

19} shape of products given in return for the use of the land distributed by each overlord among his family group.

A wild ride to the dark side of Americana. Hunter S. Thompson's and Ralph Steadman's most eccentric book "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"The Curse of 5/5(3). By Marya Mann. Excitement filled all the hearts. It was a November night before Makahiki, around the time of the new moon, and the faint group of white-blue stars, the Pleiades, was about to rise in the east, signaling the return of Lono and the start of the rainy season in ancient Hawai‘i.

Buy a cheap copy of The Curse of Lono book by Hunter S. Thompson. Hunter S. Thompson’s most eccentric book in a new, limited edition The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.

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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Thompson, Hunter S. The curse of Lono. Thompson, Hunter S. Journalists -- United States -- Biography. The book "The Curse of Lono". This book was exactly what I was looking for when I did my Ebay search.

The book was purchased to replace one that was stolen at my work place. The right price and the right book at precisely the right time.

Now the CURSE OF LONO has been passed to the thief he took my original Hard Bound copy of The Curse/5(7). The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: a journalist’s news event “coverage” that ends up an unclassifiable twist of fiction and reportage, myth and crazed ing all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S.

Thompson/Ralph Steadman duo became known and loved, the book was at once /5(97). 3) Select the “Actions” icon next to the book you want to return. (Tip: the words “Borrowed” will appear next to any library eBooks) 5. 4) From the menu, select “Return this book”. 5) Select “Yes” to return the book. 6) After you return the book, it will still show in Your Kindle Library list.

His return during the Makahiki season - the Makahiki season lasted actually for up to 4 months, but historians often use the term to refer the “Lono circuit”, a 23 day long ceremonial climax of the whole season12 - also coinciding with the return of the sun and the revival of nature, is the occasion of collective joy [12].

In The Return, Libyan novelist Hisham Matar (In the Country of Men) tells the harrowing story of his search for his father, Jaballa in Muammar Qaddafi’s regime, Jaballa served as a U.N. diplomat, but he was soon accused of criticizing Qaddafi.

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 inCurse features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Thompson/Ralph Steadman duo have become. “The Return” is, at once, a suspenseful detective story about a writer investigating his father’s fate at the hands of a brutal dictatorship, and a.

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.

On FebruCaptain James Cook, the great English explorer and navigator, is killed by natives of Hawaii during his third visit to the Pacific island group. InCook, a surveyor in. Return to the free version of the site If you have questions about your account, please contact customer service or call us at This message will.

RETURN paperback book - Get your print copy of the book, shipped straight to your house. Currently Unavailable. COMPLETE GAMEPLAN - $ RETURN eBook - Download the eBook in multiple formats so you can read on your favorite device (Kindle, Nook, etc.). Book is in very good condition; there are two short tears at top of spine and one tear at bottom.

One corner is creased at tip, and edges are lightly rubbed. Interior is crisp and bright; full of color illustrations by Ralph Steadman. 4to. Rather, it is a book about family and loss and love. Its structure is complex, moving almost rhythmically backwards and forwards in time, a tide that comes in and out, in and : Rachel Cooke.

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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Kingsley DuraWood™ 30 Series Designer Indoor Returns. Item. LONO Ph.D., Luz P. "Lucerito" died peacefully at home under hospice care with her loving family at her bedside, Janu Luz Angelica Trelles de. The article grew into a full-blown book about Thompson's lengthy, drug-laden vacation in Hawaii, his fishing trips, his equally drug-addled and somewhat shady associates, and includes his research into the myths surrounding the Hawaiian god Lono, whom the Hawaiians took Captain James Cook as the reincarnation of when he landed in Kealakekua Bay.

On the other hand, I've heard it said that Captain Cook was simply titled "Lono" because he arrived during Lono's season (Hawaiians often naming people after major ceremonies of their birth) and that Hawaiians did not think Cook was a god any more than they thought kings or priests named Lono were gods.

Hunter's first book, The Rum Diary, (a good solid piece of writing for a 1st novel) was written when he was 22 but was unable to get it published until when he was HUNTER S. THOMPSON. That's the thing once you're famous you can get any piece of crap published as art, and that's what The Curse of Lono is/5(97).Book instantly Lono’s Dodge Journey for $29/day on Turo today!

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Return the car hassle free, without worrying about cleaning up after your trip. 5/5(6).This time Thompson fancies himself the reincarnation of the Hawaiian god Lono, a brutal deity in charge of "the season of abundance and relaxation," who sailed away on a three-cornered raft promising to return.

In when Captain Cook dropped anchor in Kealakekua Bay, the eager natives took him for Lono—though not for long.