Kon Tiki

by THOR. HEYERDAHL

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Written in English
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ISBN 100671814389
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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 across the Pacific Ocean.

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/5().

Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure -- a journey of 4, 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 /5.

Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4, 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/5(36).

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, 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 Cited by: Free download or read online Kon-Tiki pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Thor Heyerdahl. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback Kon Tiki book.

The main characters of this non fiction, travel story are. The book has been Kon Tiki book with, and many others/5. Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft Summary & Study Guide Description. Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. Combining history with culture, the ocean with exploration, and risk with triumph - this is an account of Thor Heyerdahl's world-famous Kon-Tiki expedition, during which he sailed a raft 5, miles from the coast of South America to the islands of the South Pacific.

New Listing Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft by Thor Heyerdahl 1st/17th, PB, VGC. There is no doubt that the voyage of the Kon Tiki was a great adventure: three months on the open sea on a raft, drifting at the mercy of the winds and : Doug Herman.

Then Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl is the book for you. Kon-Tiki is about a few explorers that wanted to prove that the inhabitants of a certain island in the Pacific came from Peru. The explorers start off at Peru, build a raft, and set off to prove their theory on their mile journey/5(6).

Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Paperback. The Kon-Tiki Expedition. The story of six young men crossing the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft makes (as Somerset Maugham call it) 'an incredible adventure which happens to be true', Illustrated.

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, 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 Book Edition: Enriched Classic.

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Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg. With Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson. Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft inin an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times/10(44K).

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Heyerdahl recounted the epic voyage in the bestselling book “Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft” and in a documentary the following year that won the Academy Award.

New Listing KON TIKI By Thor Heyerdahl Book Club Edition BCE HC/DJ VERY GOOD CONDITION. Kon Tiki Across the Pacific by Raft Thor Heyerdahl. Skip to main content. Kon Tiki Across the Pacific by Raft Thor Heyerdahl Item Preview remove-circle Great book, I recommend it to you all.

10, Views. 15 Favorites. 1 Review. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1. A well-crafted retelling of an epic true story, Kon Tiki is a throwback to old-school adventure filmmaking that's exciting and entertaining in spite of its by-the-book plotting.

81% TOMATOMETER81%. Kon-Tiki is the classic true tale of men against the sea and against scientific orthodoxy. This book discusses the Kon-Tiki expedition, upon which six young men proved that a prehistoric voyage from South America to Polynesia was possible  contrary to the predictions of scientists and scholars.

Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure: a journey 4, 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 the mythical hero Kon-Tiki.

Introduction: Kon Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl. Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft. If you would like to learn how to plan and execute a major project, then Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft is the book for you. Kon Tiki is not a project management book, but by following the process that Thor Heyerdahl used for his expedition, you will learn how to manage a project.

Audible book reading of Kontiki: A Special Rand McNally Colour Edition for Young People, by Thor Heyerdahl, Adapted from KON-TIKI: Across the Pacific by Raft, by Thor Heyerdahl. Library of. Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tuːr ˈhæ̀ɪəɖɑːl]; October 6, – Ap ) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and ahl is notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition inin which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu : Mungo Park Medal ().

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft - Chapter 1, A Theory Summary & Analysis Thor Heyerdahl This Study Guide consists of approximately 44 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Kon-Tiki.

Full text of "Kon Tiki Across the Pacific by Raft Thor Heyerdahl" See other formats. Kon Tiki exceeded our expectations. Unfortunately we only booked for one night as we had to return to Paris however we would definitely stay here again on our next visit and will book for a few extra days/10().

The "Kon-Tiki" was named after the Inca sun god, Viracocha, and "Kon-Tiki" is an old name for this god. Heyerdahl filmed the expedition, which later became the Academy Award winning documentary inand he wrote a book about the expedition that was translated into 70 languages and sold more than 50 millions copies around the world.

Kon-Tiki: Across The Pacific By Raft Heyerdahl, Thor (translated by F.H. Lyon) Published by Reader's Enrichment Series # REWashington Square Press, November 75 cents cover price.

Kon-Tiki. PG 1h 36m Dramas Based on Real Life. With five loyal friends in tow, explorer Thor Heyerdahl sails a fragile balsa wood raft along an ancient path some 4, miles across the Pacific. Starring: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Odd Magnus : Adventure.Kon-Tiki.

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