Aku-Aku

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George Allen & Unwin, 1958 - Easter Island - 384 pages
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The author and explorer of Kon-Tiki fame here recounts for the layman his archeological adventures on Easter island, where his expedition uncovered many facts about the island's giant statues, secret caves, ancient stone-carving natives, cannibalism, and civil wars.

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User Review  - untraveller - LibraryThing

A very, very good book that is both well-written and a great adventure story. Much of his writings have been disproven, but it sill makes for a great story. Sadly, I have a problem with T.H. bartering ... Read full review

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User Review  - questbird - LibraryThing

A very interesting account of an archaological expedition to Easter Island, told by an adventurerer who also sailed a raft across the Pacific. The book at its best evokes the environment of Easter ... Read full review

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appendix
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