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In The Footsteps Of Adam By Thor Heyerdahl

In The Footsteps Of Adam by Thor Heyerdahl

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* Epic memoir by one of the greatest explorers of our time, the Norwegian-born Thor Heyerdahl.

In The Footsteps Of Adam Summary

In The Footsteps Of Adam by Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl is one of the greatest explorers of our day. At the age of 84 he has chosen to take a journey through his memories. This is not a chronological autobiography but rather an epic exploration of the world and the amazing events that Heyerdahl has pioneered, participated in and observed. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ADAM is an account of life where personal experiences of a dramatic and emotional nature - secret missions during the war and near-fatal accidents - are woven together with his views on religious fatih politics and ecology.
It is a book that focuses on the author's own remarkable life, and also brings us back to the dawn of civilization and out into the future. Thor Heyerdahl has spent a long lifetime wandering in the footsteps of mankind. He invites the reader to participate in that journey by sharing generously the details of his private and public life, his accumulated wisdom, and his friendships with a wide range of influential world leaders such as Fidel Castro and Mikhail Gorbachev.

In The Footsteps Of Adam Reviews

Completely beguiling- unconventional...utterly charming. It conveys faithfully Heyerdahl's continuing sense of wonder, his appreciation of so-called primitive cultures, his suspicion of Western civilisation and his conviction that people should work with nature rather than against it... captivating. * MAIL ON SUNDAY *
[A] compendium of adventure, history and philosophy by a man who knows arguably as much about the planet as anyone alive * SCOTSMAN *
The compelling life story of one of the great explorers of all time * Good Book Guide *

About Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl achieved lasting fame in 1947 sailing the primitive balsa-wood raft 'Kon-Tiki' from Peru to Polynesia.

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In The Footsteps Of Adam by Thor Heyerdahl
Used - Very Good
Little, Brown Book Group
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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