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Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar( )
Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice
Narrated by: Frasier, Shelly
Series title:Tarzan Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4001-4117-3
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Tantor Media, Incorporated
Imprint:Tantor Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $55.99
Book Description:

In this fifth installment in the tales of Tarzan, the ape-man journeys to the gold-mining city of Opar, steeped in myth and legend, to contend with greedy villains and the amorous attentions of La, high priestess of the Flaming God.

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.708 x 6.435 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds
Author Biography
Burroughs, Edgar Rice (Author)
Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago. His father, George Tyler was a distiller and a battery manufacturer. Early in life Burroughs attempted to support his family in a variety of occupations, including railroad policeman, business partner, and miner. None of these proved successful. However, Burroughs had always enjoyed reading adventure fiction and decided to try his hand at writing. His first attempt, written under the pseudonym Normal Bean, sold very quickly and Burroughs' career took off.

Although critics and educators have not always been supportive of Burroughs' writing, the characters in his stories have entertained readers for many years. Tarzan was the most popular, earning Burroughs enough money to start his own publishing house and a motion picture company. Another character, John Carter, is the hero of Burroughs' Mars adventure series. The continuing popularity of these characters has led some critics to reconsider the value of Burroughs' writing and to acknowledge significant themes in his stories.

Burroughs died on March 19, 1950.

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