The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft Across the South Seas
First edition (Norwegian)
|Original title||Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen|
|Publisher||Gyldendal Norsk forlag
George Allen & Unwin Ltd. (UK)
Published in English
The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft Across the South Seas (Norwegian: Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen) is a 1948 book by the Norwegian writer Thor Heyerdahl. It recounts Heyerdahl's experiences with the Kon-Tiki expedition, where he travelled across the Pacific Ocean on a balsa tree raft. The book was first published in Norway on 2 November 1948, and sold out in 15 days.
- Andersson, Axel (2010). A Hero for the Atomic Age: Thor Heyerdahl and The Kon-Tiki Expedition. Witney: Peter Lang. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-906165-31-4.
- A. C. (1950). "Reviewed Work: The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft across the South Seas by Thor Heyerdahl". The Geographical Journal. 116 (1/3): 106. JSTOR 1789527. doi:10.2307/1789527.
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