In the Footsteps of Adam: A Memoir - Thor Heyerdahl Reviews
Description:ISBN 189462212X / Genre: Biography / Author: Thor Heyerdahl / Hardcover / 240 Pages / Book is published 2001-11 by Warwick Publishing
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Thor Heyerdahl came to the attention of the world at large when he sailed a small balsa wood raft from Peru to Polynesia, but to have him tagged as a mere explorer or adventurer is like saying Neil Armstrong liked to travel or Einstein was pretty good with numbers. The Kon-Tiki expedition was just the tip of the iceberg that makes up this fascinating Norwegian and this book is a good overall introduction to the other marvellous facets in his life, facets that to most have remained under the water. The main thing that strikes me about this book is the way it is laid out, in that it doesn’t adhere strictly to a rigid chronology but rather spends some of its time in the ... Read the complete review