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A princess of Mars

Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : N. Doubleday, [1970, ©1912]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ex-Confederate Army captain John Carter finds himself suddenly and unwittingly transported to Mars while fleeing Apache Indians. This new world is populated by a race of monstrous Martians whose culture is based on the ability to fight for their race. Captured by the savage green men of Thark, John discovers that the gravitational difference between Mars and Earth has endowed him with the strength that he will need  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950.
Princess of Mars.
Garden City, N.Y., N. Doubleday [1970, ©1912]
(OCoLC)892037674
Named Person: Dejah Thoris, (Fictitious character); Dejah Thoris, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Rice Burroughs
OCLC Number: 106848
Notes: "First published under the title Under the moons of Mars ... in All-story magazine ... 1912."
Description: viii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Edgar Rice Burroughs ; illustrations by Frank Frazetta.

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Ex-Confederate Army captain John Carter finds himself suddenly and unwittingly transported to Mars while fleeing Apache Indians. This new world is populated by a race of monstrous Martians whose culture is based on the ability to fight for their race. Captured by the savage green men of Thark, John discovers that the gravitational difference between Mars and Earth has endowed him with the strength that he will need for survival on this hostile planet. He battles ferocious Martian creatures and gains the respect and friendship of the Barsoomians. Along the way he encounters the beautiful Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, and earns her everlasting devotion.

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