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The Washington Post
A fascinating lesson in geology, oceanography, archaeology, and inductive reasoning.
The Boston Globe
A complex but thoroughly plausible solution to this intriguing mystery in a narrative of surprisingly dramatic intensity.
Philip Morrison and Phylis Morrison
As engaging as it is important...exciting...full of surprises, rivalries, and partnerships.
The New York Times Book Review
An interesting and provocative story...Ryan and Pitman have thoroughly researched every aspect of this intricately woven story. They are articulate, enthusiastic, and dedicated.
The writing is interesting, and it reads like a scientific detective story.
There were, of course, many accounts of a great flood, including the story in the epic of Gilgamesh, some of whose elements are confirmed by Ryan and Pitman's work.
With more evidence likely to follow, this book is a must read for anyone interested in the history of the ancient world and its relevance to our civilization.
very informative. the creation people shouldn't bother to read it.Published 2 months ago by Phyllis I Lackey
It has elements in it that proves the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. Some of this information was not available in Joseph Smith Jr.'s day. From whom did Joseph Smith Jr. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Moses Ouzounian
Having had the opportunity to hear a talk by William Ryan on this subject ,I wanted to follow up with his book. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Paula M Quinley
I'll first give a synopsis of the ‘old’ findings. Two scientists – William Ryan and Walter Pitman – published a scientific paper about Noah’s flood in 1997. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sanjay C. Patel
It was a good read and I like it because it makes more sense of the history of the middle eastPublished 19 months ago by Herman A. Niedzielski
Great book! Ties together recent geological history, archeology, mythology and language changes. I loved how the end of the last ice age period was tied in and the details of... Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. A May
There are a few good books about the Black Sea's history. This one expands the subject historically and geographically and offers insight for anyone traveling in the area,... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Judy Popkin