Science fiction becomes reality in this Jurassic Park-likestory of the race to resurrect an extinct species—the woolly mammoth—by the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and The 37th Parallel.
“With his knack for turning narrative nonfiction into sto-ries worthy of the best thriller fiction” (Omnivoracious),Ben Mezrich takes us on an exhilarating true adventurestory from the icy terrain of Siberia to the cutting-edgegenetic labs of Harvard University.
This wild and wondrous tale intertwines the loomingthreat of global warming, miraculous new advances inscience and technology, heroic fossil hunters who battle polar bears and extreme conditions, and the brave newworld that arrives with mankind’s newfound ability tocontrol the genetic code of every living creature. Humans once hunted the woolly mammoth to extinction; now wemay be able to return it to life. But at what cost?
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, for sale 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, tadalafil 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 the mysterious Bigelow Aerospace 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.