Kon-Tiki
  • Author : Thor Heyerdahl
  • Release Date : 01 May 1990
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 9780671726522
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Book Description: Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race

Kon Tiki

Kon Tiki

Author : Thor Heyerdahl
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race...

The Impossible Voyage of Kon Tiki

The Impossible Voyage of Kon Tiki

Author : Deborah Kogan Ray
Publisher : Triangle Interactive, Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Combining history with culture, the ocean with exploration, and risk with triumph—this rich offering is the only picture book account of Thor Heyerdahl's world-famous Kon-Tiki expedition, during which he sailed a raft 5,000 miles from the coast of South America to the islands of the ...

Study Guide to Kon Tiki and Aku Aku by Thor Heyerdahl

Study Guide to Kon Tiki and Aku Aku by Thor Heyerdahl

Author : Intelligent Education
Publisher : Influence Publishers
Genre : Study Aids
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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Thor Heyerdahl, whose career as a zoologist was influenced by the interests of his parents. Titles in this study guide include Kon Tiki and Aku Aku. As an author of twentieth-century travel literature, Heyerdahl had ...

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

Author : David Grann
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : History
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The #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Killers of the Flower Moon In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place ...

Se  or Kon Tiki  the Biography of Thor Heyerdahl

Se or Kon Tiki the Biography of Thor Heyerdahl

Author : Arnold Jacoby
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Biography
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"The voyage of Kon-Tiki just two decades ago was one of the great true adventures of our century. For its daring leader, Thor Heyderahl, this expedition was the turning point of a life already crowded with excitement. Now, overnight, he was an international celebrity-- but a man half-obscured by the ...

Kon Tiki

Kon Tiki

Author : Thor Heyerdahl
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Travel
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure -- a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South ...

Challenging the Pacific

Challenging the Pacific

Author : Maud Fontenoy
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a personal account of determination and accomplishment, the author of Across the Savage Sea describes her challenging effort to row across the Pacific Ocean, chronicling the long and difficult voyage from Peru westward as she overcame stifling tropical heat, the elements, solitude, and the ever-circling sharks to achieve her ...

The Raftsmen

The Raftsmen

Author : Ryan Barnett
Publisher : Firefly Books
Genre : HISTORY
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"aTold through a blend of non-fiction storytelling, narrative comics and archival imagery"--Back cover....

A Hero for the Atomic Age

A Hero for the Atomic Age

Author : Axel Andersson
Publisher : Peter Lang Limited, International Academic Publishers
Genre : Ethnology
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In English and many other languages the name «Kon-Tiki» is a byword for adventure and the exotic. The journey of the Kon-Tiki from Peru to Polynesia in 1947 became one of the founding myths of the postwar world. In the voyage of six Scandinavians and a parrot on a balsa raft ...

The Kon Tiki Man

The Kon Tiki Man

Author : Christopher Ralling
Publisher : Isis Large Print Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Pre Columbian Trans Oceanic Contact

Pre Columbian Trans Oceanic Contact

Author : Jerald Fritzinger
Publisher : Lulu.com
Genre : Uncategorized
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Pre-Columbian Trans-Oceanic Contact examines the discovery and settlement of The New World hundreds and even thousands of years before Christopher Columbus was born....

The Kon Tiki Expedition

The Kon Tiki Expedition

Author : Thor Heyerdahl
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Easter Island
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To prove that the Polynesians came from South America, the author and his friends crossed the Pacific on a raft copied from the Incas....

Kon Tiki Man

Kon Tiki Man

Author : Thor Heyerdahl,Christopher Ralling
Publisher : Chronicle Books Llc
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces the life of the Norwegian explorer, scientist, and anthropologist, examines and explains his scientific theories, and describes his explorations, including the Kon-Tiki and Ra voyages...

Kon Tiki

Kon Tiki

Author : Thor Heyerdahl
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? …Reply at once.” That is how six brave and inquisitive men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory. On a primitive ...