Edgar Rice Burroughs
Pen Name: None
Born: September 1, 1875 in Oak Park, Illinois
Died: March 19, 1950 in Encino, California
Edgar Rice Burroughs was born in Oak Park and lived there until he was 16 when his parents sent him to Idaho to try and protect him from the dangerous influenza epidemic in 1891.
Biographical and Professional Information
Burroughs became one of the most widely read novelists in the country during his lifetime. He is most famous for his Tarzan series and the heroic John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.
Tarzan was subsequently adapted for both films and comic strips. His works have been translated into 56 languages and have sold more than 25 million copies.
- Tarzan of the Apes, McClurg Publishers, 1914
- The Return of Tarzan, McClurg Publishers, 1915
- Son of Tarzan, McClurg Publishers, 1917
- Jungle Tales of Tarzan, 1919
- Tarzan and the Lost Empire, Metropolitan Publishers, 1928
- Tarzan the Invincible, Burroughs Press, 1931
- Tarzan the Triumphant, Burroughs Press, 1931
- Jungle Girl, 1932
- Tarzan and the City of Gold, Burroughs Press, 1933
- Tarzan`s Quest, Burroughs Press, 1936
- Swords of Mars, 1936
- Back to the Stone Age, Burroughs Press, 1937
- Tarzan and the Forbidden City, Burroughs Press, 1938
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Tarzan of the Apes (Signet Classics)
Release Date: 2008-08-05
Tarzan and the Lost Empire #12
Release Date: 1980-04-12
Tarzan the invincible
Release Date: 1970
Tarzan Triumphant (Tarzan Series #15)
Release Date: 1979-10-12
Tarzan and the City of Gold: (#16)
Release Date: 1980-01-12
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