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A princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs, (ebook)

Label
A princess of Mars
Title
A princess of Mars
Statement of responsibility
Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Language
eng
Summary
Civil War veteran John Carter is transported to a dying planet, where he must elude capture by giant green barbarians to rescue a Martian princess from certain doom. In this landmark of science fiction, the myths and mystery of the red planet supply a vibrant backdrop for a swashbuckling epic. Published in 1911, A Princess of Mars introduced a popular series of novels recounting John Carter's Martian exploits. Author Edgar Rice Burroughs, best known as the creator of Tarzan, employed a new style of writing that combined the genres of fantasy, adventure, and science fiction. His imaginative setting - an advanced but decaying civilization, where Olympian heroics play out against malevolent forces and ever-changing fortunes - endures as a timeless world, in which love, honor, and loyalty form the basis for fast-paced romantic adventures. Generations of readers have thrilled to Burroughs' Martian tales, including writers of science fiction and fact, such as Ray Bradbury and Carl Sagan. "I stood on the lawns of summer, raised my hands, and cried for Mars, like John Carter, to take me home," remembered Ray Bradbury, "I flew to the red planet and never returned."
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1875-1950
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Burroughs, Edgar Rice
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Carter, John (Fictitious character)
  • Dejah Thoris (Fictitious character)
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Princesses
  • Science fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
A princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486807874
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607589
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remote
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11607589
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MWT11607589
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486807874
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607589
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607589
System control number
MWT11607589
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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