Before he emerged as one of the world's most beloved action-adventure writers and the creator of enduring characters such as Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs struggled academically and had extreme difficulties in the process of trying to find his path in life. The Efficiency Expert is a thinly fictionalized account of Burroughs' young adulthood...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2011
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this unique collection brings together...
Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
published : 2013
Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois. His early career was unremarkable. After failing to enter West Point he enlisted in the 7th Calvary but was discharged after heart problems were diagnosed. A series of short term jobs gave no indication as to a career path but finally, in 1911, married and with two young children,...
Publisher : Copyright Group
published : 2014
In a fictionalization of Burroughs' own difficulties in finding a job prior to becoming a best-selling writer, Jimmy Torrance attempts to make a career for himself in 1921 Chicago, where criminals seem to be everywhere!
Publisher : Dancing Unicorn Books
published : 2016