The 37th Parallel

The 37th Parallel

The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway

Book - 2016
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"This real-life The X-Files and Close Encounters of the Third Kind tells the true story of a computer programmer who tracks paranormal events along a 3,000-mile stretch through the heart of America and is drawn deeper and deeper into a vast conspiracy. Like "Agent Mulder" of The X-Files, computer programmer and sheriff's deputy Zukowski is obsessed with tracking down UFO reports in Colorado. He would take the family with him on weekend trips to look for evidence of aliens. But this innocent hobby takes on a sinister urgency when Zukowski learns of mutilated livestock, and sees the bodies of dead horses and cattle--whose exsanguination is inexplicable by any known human or animal means. Along an expanse of land stretching across the southern borders of Utah, Colorado, and Kansas, Zukowski discovers multiple bizarre incidences of mutilations, and suddenly realizes that they cluster around the 37th Parallel or "UFO Highway." So begins an extraordinary and fascinating journey from El Paso and Rush, Colorado, to a mysterious space studies company and MUFON, from Roswell and Area 51 to the Pentagon and beyond; to underground secret military caverns and Indian sacred sites; beneath strange, unexplained lights in the sky and into corporations that obstruct and try to take over investigations. Inspiring and terrifying, this true story will keep you up at night, staring at the sky, and wondering if we really are alone...and what could happen next"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, [2016]
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501135521
150113552X
9781501135538
Branch Call Number: 001.942 Mezrich 2016
Characteristics: 260 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: The Thirty-seventh parallel

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dpwilkens
Sep 14, 2017

A rather subjective work, written like a novel from the perspective of one UFOlogist. An interesting subject (this particular UFO hunter) but the author is not detached enough from him to be objective.

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duffy1014
Apr 04, 2017

okaaaayyyyyy!!!!

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bbb1771
Dec 04, 2016

Found the book very well written (as most work by Mezrich), but agree with previous review the last page is completely frustrating.

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AngelWalker
Sep 23, 2016

Do not waste your time. This book is poorly written and no big reveal. You finally get to the end where Chuck has a personal experience and they black out every other word so you don't know what he saw. Such a disappointment.

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