Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Fiction, Classics, Action & Adventure

Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Fiction, Classics, Action & Adventure

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The novel tells the story of John Clayton III. John and Alice Clayton II, Lord and Lady Greystoke of England are marooned in the western coastal jungles of equatorial Africa in 1888. In September 1889 their son John Clayton III is born. At one year old his mother dies and soon thereafter his father is killed by the savage king ape Kerchak. The infant is then adopted by the she-ape Kala. Clayton is named "Tarzan" ("White Skin" in the ape language) and raised in ignorance of his human heritage.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 324 pages
  • 160.5 x 234.2 x 25.4mm | 684.94g
  • Borgo Press
  • Rockville, MD, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1587156172
  • 9781587156175

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