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Tarzan of the Apes

Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Thomas Mallon
Publisher: New York : Library of America, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born to noble parents marooned on the savage West African coast, the young lord Greystoke is orphaned in his first year of life. Named Tarzan by the great apes that raise him, he must learn the laws of the jungle to survive. He quickly matches the beasts around him in strength and agility, yet understands that he is different from them. In combining higher intelligence with his physical abilities, he may be able to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Adventure stories
Named Person: Tarzan, (Fictitious character); Tarzan, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Thomas Mallon
ISBN: 9781598531640 1598531646
OCLC Number: 764347029
Description: xx, 403 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction by Thomas Mallon --
Tarzan of the Apes --
A Century of Tarzan --
Tarzan's Debut: A Historical Note ---
About the Author.
Responsibility: by Edgar Rice Burroughs ; introduction by Thomas Mallon.

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Born to noble parents marooned on the savage West African coast, the young lord Greystoke is orphaned in his first year of life. Named Tarzan by the great apes that raise him, he must learn the laws of the jungle to survive. He quickly matches the beasts around him in strength and agility, yet understands that he is different from them. In combining higher intelligence with his physical abilities, he may be able to rule the jungle.

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