The Education of a Modern-Day Explorer
May 22, 2007
Is adventure dead? Not according to people like John Haslett. In 1995, Haslett attempted to re-create Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki expedition from South America to Hawaii. He ended up engaged in a five-year quest that was more a struggle for survival than anything else. His book “Voyage of the Mante??o: The Education of a Modern-Day Explorer” (St. Martin’s Press, 2006) tells the story. Haslett will join us for the hour.
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