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Tarzan forever : the life of Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan

Author: John Taliaferro
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the writer who created the jungle hero, Tarzan, without setting foot in Africa. It portrays him as a failed adventurer--he was rejected by the Rough Riders-- working at boring jobs until he turned to writing in his thirties. He had to wait till his sixties to taste adventure, becoming America's oldest war correspondent in World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taliaferro, John, 1952-
Tarzan forever.
New York : Scribner, c1999
(OCoLC)607178752
Named Person: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Tarzan.; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Taliaferro
ISBN: 068483359X 9780684833590
OCLC Number: 40489356
Description: 400 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: John Taliaferro.

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A biography of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the writer who created the jungle hero, Tarzan, without setting foot in Africa. It portrays him as a failed adventurer--he was rejected by the Rough Riders-- working at boring jobs until he turned to writing in his thirties. He had to wait till his sixties to taste adventure, becoming America's oldest war correspondent in World War II.

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