Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft Author Thor Heyerdahl
ISBN-10 0671726528
ISBN-13 9780671726522
Year 1990-05-01
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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Now a major motion picture Kon Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahls astonishing three month voyage across the Pacific Kon Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventurea journey of 4 300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft Intrigued by Polynesian folklore biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to the east led by a mythical hero Kon Tiki He decided to prove his theory by duplicating the legendary voyage On April 28 1947 Heyerdahl and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft After three months on the open sea encountering raging storms whales and sharks they sighted landthe Polynesian island of Puka Puka Translated into sixty five languages Kon Tiki is a classic inspiring tale of daring and couragea magnificent saga of men against the sea This edition includes a foreword by the author and a unique visual essay of the voyage

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