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P1947: UFO Book/award (publicity release)

From: Tom Tulien <AFSDialog@AOL.COM>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 23:34:48 EDT
Fwd Date: Fri, 26 Jun 1998 00:25:36 -0400
Subject: P1947: UFO Book/award (publicity release)

http://www.gale.com/gale/pressroom/ufoaward.html

"A superb book!"
=97 Judge from the Benjamin Franklin Awards

The UFO Book by Jerome Clark
Wins Benjamin Franklin Award

June 1998, Detroit =97 Visible Ink Press is proud to announce that The UFO=
 Book:
Encyclopedia of the Extraterrestrial by Jerome Clark won the 1998 Benjamin
Franklin Award in the Science/Environment category. The Benjamin Franklin
Awards, which celebrate excellence in editorial and design in book=
 publishing,
are sponsored by the Publishers Marketing Association. In the same category,
The Handy Space Answer Book=99, one of the two runners-up, also represented
Visible Ink Press.

Judges of the Benjamin Franklin Awards come from all areas of the industry,
including major newspaper and trade media reviewers, bookstore and library
buyers and reviewers, non-competing publishers, artists and writers who=
 serve
the industry.

The UFO Book ($19.95, Visible Ink Press, published October 1997) is an
authoritative encyclopedia that probes the UFO controversy from every angle.
As one judge of the Benjamin Franklin Awards wrote:

"The UFO Book is an exhaustive, non-judgmental look at the history of
unidentified flying objects in the world. The writing is top-notch and clear
and every detail was obviously painstakingly planned out."

Aimed at the layperson, The UFO Book focuses on crucial UFO cases,=
 phenomena,
theories, beliefs, research projects, personalities and hoaxes, thereby
covering virtually every important aspect of the UFO story. Also included is=
 a
helpful resource section that guides the explorer to related publications,
associations and Web sites. Laid out in an encyclopedic A-Z format, entries
are detailed, insightful and carefully approached, always striving for
balanced coverage that allows readers to draw their own conclusions.

About the Author: Jerome Clark is vice-president of the J. Allen Hyneck=
 Center
for UFO Studies and is editor of its bimonthly International UFO Reporter.=
 For
12 years Clark served on the editorial staff of the UFO magazine Fate. A
frequently consulted expert on physical phenomena, Clark recently worked on
A&E=92s "Where Are All the UFOs?" program. He is also the author of=
 Unexplained!
Strange Sightings, Incredible Occurrences & Puzzling Physical Phenomena,=
 also
from Visible Ink Press, a revised and expanded edition of which will be
published in September 1998. Mr. Clark lives in Canby, Minnesota.

The UFO Book: Encyclopedia of the Extraterrestrial by Jerome Clark. 705=
 pages.
Paperback. 70 photos & illustrations. ISBN: 1-57859-029-9. $19.95. Pub Date:
October 1997. To request a review copy please contact Marilou Carlin at
313-961-2242 x 1639. Please send tear sheets to Marilou Carlin, Visible Ink
Press, 645 Griswold, Ste. 835, Detroit, MI 48226.
###
REVIEWS

"Clear, in-depth, cross-referenced and user friendly ... engrossing reading
that can fill a few hours or a few minutes. In one volume an incredible=
 amount
of research that is a must read for anyone mildly curious about UFO's and
extraterrestrials."
=97 Independent Publisher

"By far the most comprehensive book on the UFO phenomenon. The UFO Book=
 really
delivers and ... it's a real bargain!"
=97 B.K. Bookman (www.jorsm.com)

"The best bargain around =97 it has instantly become our #1 recommended UFO
book."
=97 UFOMind (www.ufomind.com)

"An excellent reference at a discount."
=97 UFO Paranormal Books (www.nauticom.net)

"The most comprehensive and up-to-date source of its kind ... thoroughly
researched and objectively written ... a remarkable volume."
=97 ParaStore (www.parascope.com)


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