By: Smith, Toby
Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 2000
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 16708
Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
0826321216 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 announ... View More...