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    DescriptionWhen Civil War veteran Captain John Carter is incredibly transported from Earth to a strange and weird landscape on Mars, he finds that the weak gravity exponentially increases his speed and strength. Taken prisoner by Martian warriors, Carter impresses them with his remarkable fighting skills and is quickly made a high-ranking chieftain. Before long, the captain finds himself embroiled in the deadly warfare raging across the Red Planet and thrust into dark intrigues that have been polarizing the Martian races. The heroic Carter also finds dangerous romance with the divine princess Dejah Thoris, who wins his love the first moment his eyes meet hers. "Princess of Mars" is the first book in the classic, best-selling "John Carter of Mars" science-fantasy series, soon to be a major Disney/Pixar film from Wall-E director Andrew Stanton. Written during the heyday of the pulp fiction era by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the renowned author of the immensely popular Tarzan novels, these epic, swashbuckling Red Planet tales of derring-do and dazzling romance permanently remapped the terrain of fantasy and science fiction.

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    Princess of Mars
    John Carter of Mars: Book One
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    ISBN 13: 9781435134485
    ISBN 10: 1435134486

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21300
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 80
    Ingram Subject Code: FS
    BIC subject category V2: FLC
    Libri: I-FS
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 01
    B&T General Subject: 720
    B&T Approval Code: P26305000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028010, FIC028030
    DC23: 813.52
    Thema V1.0: FL, FJ
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    b/w throughout
    Sterling Publishing Co Inc
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    30 June 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) was one of the 20th century's most popular and prolific writers of science-fiction and fantasy adventure tales, publishing nearly 70 novels and numerous short stories during his career. Best known for his Tarzan series, Burroughs also wrote eleven novels in the John Carter of Mars series.