Shockingly Close to the Truth!: Confessions of a Grave-Robbing Ufologist (2020)

Shockingly Close to the Truth!: Confessions of a Grave-Robbing Ufologist James W. Moseley Karl T. Pflock Shockingly Close to the Truth Confessions of a Grave Robbing Ufologist This amusing revealing and entertaining romp through the confused and controversial history of the UFO craze is a must for believers and skeptics alike Shockingly Close to the Truth is the first and
  • Title: Shockingly Close to the Truth!: Confessions of a Grave-Robbing Ufologist
  • Author: James W. Moseley Karl T. Pflock
  • ISBN: 9781573929912
  • Page: 377
  • Format: Hardcover
Shockingly Close to the Truth!: Confessions of a Grave-Robbing Ufologist James W. Moseley Karl T. Pflock This amusing, revealing, and entertaining romp through the confused and controversial history of the UFO craze is a must for believers and skeptics alike Shockingly Close to the Truth is the first and only comprehensive tell all history of ufology from two men who have been at the center of this cultlike movement for close to half a century James W Moseley conveys theThis amusing, revealing, and entertaining romp through the confused and controversial history of the UFO craze is a must for believers and skeptics alike Shockingly Close to the Truth is the first and only comprehensive tell all history of ufology from two men who have been at the center of this cultlike movement for close to half a century James W Moseley conveys the fun he has had over the years pursuing tall tales and purported evidence of visitors from outer space As the creator of the newsletter Saucer Smear the source on the follies, foibles, fads, and feuds of ufology Moseley has the inside scoop on the amazing world of serious UFO sleuths and wigged out saucer fiends His co author, Karl T Pflock, has been tracking reports of unidentified flying objects for close to half a century and has written the most thorough investigation of the Roswell incident ever done For Moseley it all began as a lark in 1953 when he drove across country and interviewed almost 100 UFO experts and eyewitnesses, including former president Harry S Truman After all these years, his account of this journey is here published for the first time, a goldmine for anyone interested in modern social and ufological history He also talks candidly about his encounters with and assessments of leading UFO personalities, including Budd Hopkins, George Adamski, J Allen Hynek, and many others In addition, he reveals the whole truth behind the infamous Straith letter hoax, the real origins of the Men in Black, and the true story of George Adamski s alleged 1952 encounter with a man from Venus Along the way he recounts his incredible adventures as a grave robber of pre Columbian artifacts in Peru Move over Indiana Jones , to which there is also a bizarre UFO connection Complementing the exuberant narrative are many original photos of famous persons and events from Moseley s private collection, plus facsimile reproductions of the Straith letter and the complete October 1957 special Adamski exposT issue of Smear s predecessor, Saucer News A feast for UFO buffs this book will also interest students of popular culture, social trends, and the psychology of belief.
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One thought on “Shockingly Close to the Truth!: Confessions of a Grave-Robbing Ufologist

  1. Aaron Smith

    Jim Moseley has a certain talent for cutting through the crap cake that has been built around ufology or as he says ufoology Moseley finds the characters that are involved in The Field much interesting than the ideas they propogated through misdirection and sometimes hoaxes.

  2. John

    Shockingly Close to the Truth Confessions of a Grave Robbing Ufologistby James W Moseley and Karl T PflockPrometheus, 371 pages, hardback, 2002Once upon a time a glorious time publishersused to release autobiographies by people who weren t just moviecelebs or ex politicians or pop stars, but simply people who hadled interesting lives and who could write about theminterestingly The autobiography or at least a certainsubgenre of it was thus almost like a variant form of thenovel, and readers tende [...]

  3. Pat Schakelvoort

    Fascinating look at the Ufo o logy field from the 50s till the 90s Like the author state in his book the Ufo o logists are interesting than the percieved UFO s themselves.

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