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Tarzan of the Apes

Authors: Rice Burroughs, Edgar
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC004000, FIC002000
ISBN: 9781440635557, Related ISBNs: 0451524233, 0451531027, 0787100633, 1440635552, 1558007571
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 320,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Experience the legend of Tarzan in this thrilling adventure from Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Set amid the vibrant colors and sounds of the African jungle, this classic work, rich in suspense and action, has beckoned generations of readers on a glorious journey to romance and pure adventure. This is the story of the ape-man Tarzan, raised in the wild by the great ape Kala, and how he learns the secrets of the jungle to survive—how to talk with the animals, swing through the trees, and fight the great predators. As Tarzan grows up, he makes many friends, including Tantor the elephant and Numa the lion. When this paradise is invaded by white men, Tarzan’s life changes, for in this group is Jane, the most beautiful woman he has ever seen. Speaking directly to our childhood fantasies, this exhilarating work takes us to that faraway place in our minds where dreams prevail, and where we too can be masters of our own domain.

With an Introduction by Gore Vidal
And an Afterword by Michael Meyer
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