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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.
William B. F. Ryan and Walter C. Pitman are senior scientists at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University and recipients of the Shepard Medal of excellence in marine geology.
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very informative. the creation people shouldn't bother to read it.Published 6 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 8 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 18 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 20 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 23 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 on July 8, 2013 by J. A May