A penetrating look at the life and times of the man who created one of this century's most enduring fictional icons explores how a series of dead-end jobs led Burroughs to try his hand at writing and business ventures, many involving the mythical Tarzan.On the Midway, all manner of prurience and condescension fell under the rubric of aquot;education.aquot; aquot;What an opportunity ... In a genuine Irish cottage, a humble Irish matron busied herself with crochet, a living diorama of colonialism. Or one could gawk ... He made excellent grades for the first time in his life, and the academya#39;s end-of-term letter to his parents called him aquot;one of our best boys.aquot; Surprisingly, theanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Scribner Book Company - 1999-04-12|