Edgar rice Burroughs

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About Edgar rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was the Man Who Created Tarzan. He was an American writer best known for his prolific output in the adventure, science fiction, and fantasy genres. His most famous creation Tarzan has been enjoyed by generations of readers around the world. Burroughs was born in Chicago in 1875. He had a restless childhood and spent much of his time exploring the outdoors. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Spanish-American War. After the war, Burroughs worked a variety of jobs, including real estate salesman and gold prospector. He began writing in his spare time and eventually sold his first story to a magazine in 1911. Burroughs's first novel, Tarzan of the Apes, was an immediate success and...More