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The Interrupted Journey Two Lost Hours Aboard A Flying Saucer

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This book recounts the classic & most carefully documented of the many 'close encounters' that have been reported across the world. Driving home from Canada on the night of 9/19/1961, Betty & Barney Hill of Portsmouth, NH, sighted a flying saucer, which left them shaken. When they arrived home Barney found inexplicable scuff marks on the tips of his shoes; Betty no ...more
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Owlseyes
May 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ufology, abduction
"I...was most impressed by the Betty and Barney Hill case when it was first introduced in the 1960's (The Interrupted Journey).This was the first so-called "abduction" case. There were many things in that report that convinced me that the Hills had a true experience. For example the apparent telepathic communication and the non-hostile intent of the aliens , seemed to me perfectly plausible".

Dolores Cannon in "The Custodians"


Barney under hypnosis: "He's a Nazi...his eyes are slanted...those eyes
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Unigami
Jan 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
I read this book when I was about 11 years old, and it scared the crap out of me, especially the sketches of the aliens. This is a classic must read book for ufologists and one of the few that I actually believe.
Daniel
Jun 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Betty and Barney Hill case is truly the mother of all alien abduction stories; not only was it the first complete account of alien abduction, it remains one of the most well-documented cases on record. The Hills were not publicity seekers (as an interracial couple in 1964, the last thing they needed was more attention), and the medical psychiatrist who eventually hypnotized them had no interest in ufology whatsoever - in fact, Dr. Simon Hill maintained strict editorial control over the conte ...more
Erik Graff
Mar 26, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: UFO fans
Recommended to Erik by: Michael Miley
Shelves: sciences
This book is a classic for ufologists, being the first popular researched account of what has become to be known as the alien abduction phenomenon. Fuller, a journalist already known for some work on UFO sightings, covers the story on several levels. The first is what the Hills immediately recalled of their automobile trip, a remembrance with two unaccountable hours and some other oddities, including vague, but increasing anxiety. This led them to individual counselling, their independent sessio ...more
Betty
An investigative report in book form about the now famous sighting of Betty and Bob Hill, who purportedly were taken aboard a "flying saucer". As most people today know, Betty was able to reproduce a star map that was exceptionally close to fitting the galaxy from a specific point of view. This was the first abduction on record if I remember right, and the book emphasizes the ordeal they went through afterward.
Marek Herman
May 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
There's much information in this book which you won't find anywhere else!
Julie
my book was published in 1966. picked it up at a library sale. interesting read about what exactly happened to Betty and Barney Hill
Rick Gilliam
Interesting read but strives too hard to be neutral.
Dennise
Mar 05, 2010 rated it liked it
spooky.....makes you wonder.
Maryanne
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Hank
Jan 24, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It was creepy and having driven those roads I can relate to how they must have felt (assuming it's all true). The downside of the book is that it is very repetitive so feel free to skip ahead.
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John Grant Fuller, Jr. (1913 - 1990) was a New England-based American author of several non-fiction books and newspaper articles, mainly focusing on the theme of extra-terrestrials and the supernatural. For many years he wrote a regular column for the Saturday Review magazine, called "Trade Winds". His three most famous books were The Ghost of Flight 401, Incident at Exeter, and The Interrupted Jo ...more
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