Publisher description for A princess of Mars / Edgar Rice Burroughs ; introduction by John Seelye.


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The first published book by the creator of Tarzan of the Apes

Two years before Edgar Rice Burroughs became a worldwide celebrity with the publication of Tarzan of the Apes and its twenty-two sequels, which together have sold more than 30 million copies, he published A Princess of Mars. A futuristic sci-fi fantasy romance, A Princess of Mars tells the story of John Carter, a Civil War veteran who inexplicably finds himself held prisoner on the planet Mars by the Green Men of Thark. Together with Dejah Thoris, the princess of another clan on Mars, the unlikely pair must fight for their freedom and save the entire planet from destruction as the life-sustaining Atmosphere Factory slowly grinds to a halt.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Carter, John (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Dejah Thoris (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Mars (Planet) -- Fiction.
Princesses -- Fiction.