Get the New Arlington Public Library App for Apple/Android 

A princess of Mars: John Carter of Mars Series, Book 1

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Virginia gentleman John Carter, unexpectedly transported to the perilous red planet, Mars, finds himself captured by the loveless Green Men of Thark. As Carter struggles to win his freedom—and the affections of fellow captive Dejah Thoris, princess of the rival clan of Helium—the fate of the entire planet hangs in the balance: warring Martian tribes collide and the beleaguered Atmosphere Factory grinds to a suffocating halt. Ray Bradbury, reminiscing on the enduring thrill of Burroughs’s Martian adventure, writes, “I stood on the lawns of summer, raised my hands, and cried for Mars, like John Carter, to take me home. I flew to the Red Planet and never returned.”
More Details
ISBN:
9780143104889
9781596072756
9781620111758
159607275
9781618030436
9781481569200
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 35aa90e9-009a-c6c2-d24b-b90ae70b52d5
full_title princess of mars
author burroughs edgar rice
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-04-27 04:52:53AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1565821468422438912
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Dufris, William., Engene, Gene., Sondericker, Jack.
author Edgar Rice Burroughs
author-letter Burroughs, Edgar Rice,
author2 Dufris, William., Engene, Gene., Sondericker, Jack., hoopla digital.
author2-role Dufris, William.|Narrator, Engene, Gene., Sondericker, Jack., hoopla digital.
author_additional Edgar Rice Burroughs ; introduction by John Seelye., Edgar Rice Burroughs, Gene Engene., by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
author_display Edgar Rice Burroughs
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
available_at_arlington Aurora Hills, Central, Columbia Pike, Westover
callnumber_sort_arlington Online OverDrive
collection_arlington Science Fiction
date_added 2011-10-18T04:00:00Z
days_since_added 2018
detailed_location_arlington Aurora Hills Science Fiction, Central Science Fiction, Columbia Pike Science Fiction, Westover Science Fiction, hoopla
display_description

A Princess of Mars is the first in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom series. This science fiction planetary romance, packed full of dangerous feats and swordplay, is set on a dying Mars. It went on to inspire some of the great imaginations, among them Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury and Carl Sagan. Civil War veteran John Carter is unexpectedly transported to Barsoom, the planet we call Mars, and finds with the weaker gravity that he has super-human strength. In combat he finds respect and belonging with the Tharks, an aggressive race of green four-armed nomads. But when the Tharks capture the human-like Dejah Thoris, Carter feels the need to help this beautiful princess of Mars.

econtent_device Android, BlackBerry, Kindle, Kindle Fire, Kobo eReader, Literati Reader, Mac, NextBook Next2, Nook, Pandigital Novel, PocketBook Pro 602, Skytex Primer, Sony Reader, Windows, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, iRiver
econtent_protection_type_arlington Limited Access, external
econtent_source_arlington OverDrive, hoopla
edition Unabridged.
format_arlington Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_boost 46
format_category_arlington Audio Books, Books, eBook
genre Fiction
genre_facet Fiction
grouping_category book
id 35aa90e9-009a-c6c2-d24b-b90ae70b52d5
isbn 159607275, 9780143104889, 9781481569200, 9781596072756, 9781618030436, 9781620111758
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b14929302||hoopla|Online|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10026279||Available Online||qafea||, external_econtent:ils:.b19083592||hoopla|Online|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11612094||Available Online||qafea||, ils:.b13834964|.i17284946|Central Science Fiction|SF BURRO|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Feb 25, 2017|cafs||, ils:.b13834964|.i1728496x|Aurora Hills Science Fiction|SF BURRO|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Oct 16, 2015|aafs||, ils:.b13834964|.i17284971|Westover Science Fiction|SF BURRO|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Feb 04, 2017|wafs||, ils:.b13834964|.i18273816|Columbia Pike Science Fiction|SF BURRO|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 25, 2017|oafs||, overdrive:23d28db1-65b9-4b94-b9af-3646b0b40b02|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||, overdrive:ef61e1f0-d014-4457-b1b0-b1cfb2bff3fc|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|2|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book,Adobe PDF eBook|Available Online||||
itype_arlington , Paperback, eCollection
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_code
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington Online, Online OverDrive, SF BURRO
local_callnumber_exact_arlington Online, Online OverDrive, SF BURRO
local_callnumber_left_arlington Online, Online OverDrive, SF BURRO
local_days_since_added_arlington 4499
num_holdings 7
oclc (OCoLC)ocm69021070
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills, Aurora Hills Online, Central, Central Online, Cherrydale, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn, Glencarlyn Online, Local History, Local History Online, Plaza, Plaza Online, Shirlington, Shirlington Online, Westover, Westover Online
owning_location_arlington Aurora Hills, Central, Columbia Pike, Westover
physical 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 28 min.)) : digital., 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 22 min.)) : digital., xxvi, 186 p. ; 20 cm.
popularity 11
primary_isbn 9780143104889
publishDate 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012
publishDateSort 2004
publisher Books In Motion :, Duke Classics, Penguin Books,, Tantor eBooks
rating 4
rating_facet fourStar, oneStar, threeStar, twoStar
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b14929302|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English||2009|1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 22 min.)) : digital., external_econtent:ils:.b19083592|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Books In Motion :|2004.|1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 28 min.)) : digital., ils:.b13834964|Book|Books||English|Penguin Books,|2007.|xxvi, 186 p. ; 20 cm., overdrive:23d28db1-65b9-4b94-b9af-3646b0b40b02|eBook|eBook||English|Tantor eBooks|2012|, overdrive:ef61e1f0-d014-4457-b1b0-b1cfb2bff3fc|eBook|eBook||English|Duke Classics||
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b14929302||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true|||, external_econtent:ils:.b19083592||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true|||, ils:.b13834964|.i17284946|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999||, ils:.b13834964|.i1728496x|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999||, ils:.b13834964|.i17284971|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999||, ils:.b13834964|.i18273816|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999||, overdrive:23d28db1-65b9-4b94-b9af-3646b0b40b02|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false|||, overdrive:ef61e1f0-d014-4457-b1b0-b1cfb2bff3fc|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false|||
series John Carter of Mars, Penguin classics
series2 Mars novels ;, Penguin classics.
series_with_volume John Carter of Mars, Penguin classics
subject_facet Carter, John (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Dejah Thoris (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Downloadable audio, Mars (Planet) -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction, Streaming audio
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title A princess of Mars John Carter of Mars Series, Book 1
title_display A princess of Mars
title_full A Princess of Mars John Carter of Mars Series, Book 1, A princess of Mars / Edgar Rice Burroughs ; introduction by John Seelye, A princess of Mars / Edgar Rice Burroughs, Gene Engene, A princess of Mars [electronic resource] / by Edgar Rice Burroughs
title_short A princess of Mars
title_sort princess of mars
title_sub John Carter of Mars Series, Book 1
topic Classic Literature, Fiction, Science Fiction
topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Science Fiction