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    DescriptionIt is the most famous military installation in the world. And no credible insider has ever divulged the truth about his time inside of it. Until now. This is the first book based on interviews with scientists, pilots, and engineers - 58 in total - who provide an unprecedented look into the mysterious activities of a top-secret base, from the Cold War to today. With a jaw-dropping ending, it proves that facts are often more fantastic than fiction, especially when the distinction is almost impossible to make.


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    Title
    Area 51
    Subtitle
    An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Annie Jacobsen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 53 mm
    Weight: 880 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781409141129
    ISBN 10: 1409141128
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: JW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBWN
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000
    BIC subject category V2: JFHC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    DC22: 355.709793
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBBWN
    Thema V1.0: NHW, NHK
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, map, ports.
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    17 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    ANNIE JACOBSEN is a contributing editor at the Los Angeles Times Magazine and an investigative reporter whose work has also appeared in The National Review and The Dallas Morning News. Her two-part series The Road to Area 51 was one of the most read in the Los Angeles Times Magazine. A graduate of Princeton University, Jacobsen lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons. https://twitter.com/AnnieJacobsen
    Review quote
    'An extraordinary book ... Discovering what really happened at Roswell is the holy grail of conspiracy theorists ... What if there were not one but two conspiracies involving Cold War propaganda rather than visitors from another planet? ... Based on unprecedented interviews with personnel at Area 51 Jacobsen's argument may not be as outrageous as it sounds' DAILY EXPRESS 'Area 51 is not science fiction. It is an assertive account, revelatory ... Ms Jacobsen has put together a set of strong allegations about Area 51's covert history ... Her research is compellingly hard-hittting ... the book is noteworthy for its author's dogged devotion to her research ... it makes an indelible impression' NEW YORK TIMES