PS 3503 .B87 .T368 1936
Date of Publication
1 bound volume; 318 pages
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Edgar Rice Burroughs [1875-1950] was an American writer most well-known for his adventure and science fiction novels. Burroughs best known works are the Tarzan novels, the tales of Mars adventurer John Carter, and the stories of Pellucidar.
Tarzan's Quest is the nineteenth in the series relating the tales of Tarzan, Lord Greystoke. It was first published as a serial in Blue Book magazine from October 1935 through March 1936. Tarzan's wife, Jane (her first appearance since Tarzan and the Ant Men and her last appearance as a major character) becomes involved in a search for a bloodthirsty lost tribe which purportedly possesses an immortality mixture. Tarzan, his monkey companion Nkima, and Chief Muviro and his Waziri warriors are searching for Muviro's lost daughter Buira. Nkima's vital contribution to the adventure is recognized when he is made a recipient of the immortality treatment along with the human protagonists.
Gift of Dr. Luckett Davis in April 2018
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers
Fiction, Tarzan, Adventure, Pulp-Fiction
American Literature | American Popular Culture | Fiction
Burroughs, Edgar Rice, "Tarzan's Quest" (1936). Rare Books. 61.