Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise—a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking fruit bats. Our bumbling hero is Tucker Case, a hopeless geek trapped in a cool guy's body, who makes a living as a pilot for the Mary Jean Cosmetics Corporation. But when he demolishes his boss's pink plane during a drunken airborne liaison, Tuck must run for his life from Mary Jean's goons. Now there's only one employment opportunity left for him: piloting shady secret missions for an unscrupulous medical missionary and a sexy blond high priestess on the remotest of Micronesian hells. Here is a brazen, ingenious, irreverent, and wickedly funny novel from a modern master of the outrageous.
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Case washes up half dead on Alualu to find that its primitive, former cannibal inhabitants, who call themselves the Shark People, have been enslaved by a silly cargo cult involving Dr. Curtis and his trashy sexpot wife (the sequined love nun of the title), who are selling the organs of Shark Peop...| Read Full Review of Island of the Sequined Love Nun
Fleeing a civil suit, Tuck takes a job with a ""missionary"" couple on a tiny Micronesian island where the natives worship the memory of an American WWII bomber pilot who once visited their island in his plane, The Sky Priestess, and founded a ""cargo cult"" revolving around American products.| Read Full Review of Island of the Sequined Love Nun
Of course in his travels to get to the island Tucker has run into a fruit bat named Renaldo who wears aviator shades and speaks Filipino, his cross-dressing owner Kimi, Victor the ghost of a bomber pilot from World War Two who is worshipped as a God by the Shark people of the small atoll Alualu, ...Apr 01 2007 | Read Full Review of Island of the Sequined Love Nun
Despite a variety of indications that Curtis and Beth are not representatives of Vincent (Beth can even walk unmolested among them as a normal woman when she is not wearing her Sky Priestess outfit), the faith of the islanders has them believing in the religion which has grown up around Vincent.| Read Full Review of Island of the Sequined Love Nun
He accepts a job to fly medical supplies from a Micronesian island to mainland Japan, and stumbles across a weird cult, a doctor-come-missionary and his schizoid wife, the ghost of a long dead WWII flyer, and a role for himself as an unlikely prophet.| Read Full Review of Island of the Sequined Love Nun
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