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3.63 out of 53.63 out of 53.63 out of 53.63 out of 53.63 out of 5 3.63 (8 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Josh Bernstein Narrator: William Dufris Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2006 ISBN: 9781400173440
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Digging For the Truth: A Real-Life Adventurer Explores the World's Greatest Ancient Mysteries Josh Bernstein, host of The History Channel's hit series Digging for The Truth, takes readers beyond the cameras for an even closer look at his adventures through some of the most intriguing, remote, and physically challenging locations on the planet as he explores the world's greatest ancient mysteries. No location is too dangerous, no terrain too rough, no culture too exotic for explorer and survival expert Josh Bernstein. With his unique hands-on approach, he travels the globe, seeking answers to some of the most enigmatic mysteries of the ancient world. Digging for the Truth shares Josh's personal stories, journals, and insights, revealing the risks and dangers of what went on behind the scenes in shooting the show, and the fascinating details about what he uncovers along each adventure. Readers are right in the action as he: Discovers who built Egypt's pyramids and learns what secrets may be buried below the Sphinx. Follows the trail of the Lost Ark of the Covenant to the remote monasteries and churches of Ethiopia. Explores the journey of a potential Lost Tribe of Israel and examines DNA evidence that could make or break their claim. Visits the ancient site of Stonehenge, witnesses a Druid ceremony, and learns what purpose the stone circles may have served. Sails a Viking ship on a quest to determine if the Vikings landed in the New World five hundred years before Columbus. Lives with a remote and mostly naked tribe in the Amazon to search for hidden cities and learn the fate of one of the world's great explorers. Listeners will have access to all the inside details that viewers never see-everything from food poisoning and spider bites to the logistical challenges of shooting in some of the most remote places on earth. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “William Dufris mixes wry humor with a sense of wonder…Listeners can hear the enthusiasm of discovery and the frustration of delays and setbacks in his voice.”

    AudioFile

  • William Dufris mixes wry humor with a sense of wonder.... Listeners can hear the enthusiasm of discovery and the frustration of delays and setbacks in his voice. AudioFile

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Missy | 11/13/2010

    " Josh talks about his life growing up in New York to his buisness as owner/CEO of BOSS and his time filming "Digging for the Truth" for A&E. I love this book alot! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mike | 11/12/2010

    " Dear Josh,

    You are a complete goober. I'm going back to dig up the last week of my life that I lost reading your book. You goober!

    Mike "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rosie | 3/10/2010

    " A slightly unsubstantial book about Josh Bernstein, the host of Digging for the Truth on the History Channel.
    A good portion of the books deals with the choosing and setting up of the archeological sights, with some of the programs thrown in. A nice casual read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chris | 7/1/2009

    " This is a fun companion book to the tv show by the same name. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Crrrazyhawk | 8/24/2008

    " Interesting book the major archaeological finds and their inpact. Also a good story on how Mr. Bernstein unde up in his dream job. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Matt | 8/11/2008

    " Fun book to read, much like the TV show. The style is pretty fast paced, at times though the author gets a bit more personal, which may or may not appeal to the readers. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Pam | 12/3/2007

    " It's a book about the tv show. It had lots of interesting tidbits in it. I would have liked to have seen a bit more info on some of the stories, but overall I thought it was a fun read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ronya | 9/5/2007

    " Josh makes archaeology cool. I like the show and I like the book, which is a pictorial review of the episodes preceded by a short bio on Josh. "

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About the Author

Josh Bernstein is president and CEO of the Boulder Outdoor Survival School—known to most simply as BOSS—which has delivered life-changing, wilderness-based experiences to adventurous people all over the world. He was born and raised in New York City and educated at Cornell University. Josh is an active member of the Explorers Club, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and a patron of the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to a growing list of private speaking engagements, Josh has appeared on NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, the Today show, and The Daily Show.

About the Narrator

William Dufris attended the University of Southern Maine in Portland-Gorham before pursuing a career in voice work in London and then the United States. He has won more than twenty AudioFile Earphones Awards, was voted one of the Best Voices at the End of the Century by AudioFile magazine, and won the prestigious Audie Award in 2012 for best nonfiction narration. He lives with his family in Maine.