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Little Gray Men Roswell and the Rise of a Popular Culture

By: Smith, Toby

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16708

ISBN: 0826321216

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; 8.19 X 5.75 X 0.79 inches; 199 pages; More than half of all Americans believe UFOs and aliens exist. How did extraterrestrials come to be so real for so many? Toby Smith tracks down our fascination with extraterrestrials, showing how Roswell became the fiber out of which all flying saucer and alien stories were woven in science fiction films and television programs, especially in the late 1940s and the 1950s. It all began outside Roswell on a July night in 1947. A nearby military base's official announcement of t... View more info