Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft download free [PDF and Ebook] by Archaeologist Thor Heyerdahl

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft download free [PDF and Ebook] by Archaeologist Thor Heyerdahl year 2013
  • Book name: Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft
  • Author: Archaeologist Thor Heyerdahl
  • Release date: 2013/8/28
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781476753379
  • Rating: 7.17 of 10
  • Votes: 818
  • Review by: Casen Frizzell
  • Review rating: 9.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 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. He decided to prove his theory by building a boat using the materials that would have been available to those pre-Columbian sailors and duplicating their legendary voyage. On April 28, 1947, Heyerdahl and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a raft built from balsa wood, bamboo, and hemp. After three months and 4,300 nautical miles on the open sea they sighted land-the Polynesian island of Puka Puka. Translated into sixty-five languages, Kon-Tiki is a classic, inspiring tale of daring and courage-a magnificent saga of men against the sea. This edition includes a foreword by the author and a unique visual essay of the voyage.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H11M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Guidebooks
  • Available formats: MobiPocket, TXT, PDF, HTML, DOC, WORD, EPUB, MOBI. Compressed in DEB, ZIP, ALZ, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 6.50 USD
  • Dimensions: 104x168x23mm
  • Weight: 159g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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