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Tarzan Alive
Genre Fictional Biography
Type Novel
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Fictional biographies
Wold Newton Universe
Subtitle: A Definitive Biography of Lord Greystoke.
Also published as an eBook (2014).
DEDICATION: "This is for the man who is the real "Lord Greystoke" and for the man who brought him to the attention of the world, albeit in a fictional disguise."
COVER TEXT:
Through the brilliant, exhaustive research of Philip José Farmer, the true, astonishing saga of Lord Greystoke —better known as Tarzan of the Apes— can at last be told. It's all here, the facts meticulously separated from the fiction:
Tarzan's imperiled birth on the shores of Africa ... an intimate account of his upbringing by Kala (proven more homonoid than gorilloid) ... his lifelong love for Jane (38-19-36) ... the adventures in the golden city of Opar ... travels to England, Paris, and Hollywood ...the previously unknown years as an R.A.F. pilot ... plus a heavily documented genealogy tracing Tarzan's ancestry to Sherlock Holmes, Nero Wolfe, "Doc Savage", and Bulldog Drummond ...
A feast of knowledge for Tarzan freaks, adventure lovers, and truth-seekers everywhere.
(Popular Library)
 
PUBLICATION HISTORY
| US | UK | FRANCE |

11 Publications
 
US

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FIRST PUBLICATION
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company
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no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
03/1972 (1st) [with date code N11]
06/1972 (2nd) [with date code N24]
xx + 312
$ 5.95
Milton Glaser
Green and black cloth over boards, with gilt lettering on the spine. The 'First edition' is stated as such on the copyright page —only with the first printing— and has date code N11 on page 312. The second has code N24 on page 312. The Wold Newton Family tree is printed on the endpapers. With a foreword by PJF. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "A Case of Identity, or, The Adventures of the Seven Claytons."


Milton Glaser
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company
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ISBN 0-385-03886-0
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
09/1972 (3rd)
xx + 312
$ 5.95
Milton Glaser
Green and black cloth over boards, with gilt lettering on the spine. This printing has an ISBN printed on the copyright page and also on the back flyleaf of the dustjacket, and has date code N39 on page 312. The Wold Newton Family tree is printed on the endpapers. With a foreword by PJF. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "A Case of Identity, or, The Adventures of the Seven Claytons."

Milton Glaser
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New York, NY: Popular Library
Toronto: Popular Library (Canadian edition)
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SBN 445-00427-095
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
not dated [= -/1973]
not dated [= -/1973] (Canadian edition)
xxii + 328
$ 0.95
not credited [= Richard Amsel]
Both editions are exactly the same, except for the publisher information. The Canadian edition also states "Printed in Canada". There is no Wold Newton Family tree in this edition. With a foreword by PJF. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "A Case of Identity, or, The Adventures of the Seven Claytons."

Richard Amsel
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New York, NY: Popular Library
Non Fiction
ISBN 0-445-08547-9
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
12/1976 (2nd)
xxii + 328
$ 1.95
not credited [= Richard Amsel]
This printing has the Wold Newton Family tree. With a foreword by PJF. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "A Case of Identity, or, The Adventures of the Seven Claytons."

Richard Amsel
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New York, NY: Playboy Paperbacks
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-872-16876-X
paperback (17,5×11cm)
08/1981
xxii + 328
$ 2.75
not credited [= unknown]
This edition includes the Wold Newton Family tree. With a foreword by PJF. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "A Case of Identity, or, The Adventures of the Seven Claytons."

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Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press / Bison Books
Bison Frontiers of Imagination
ISBN 0-8032-6921-8
trade paperback (20,5×13,5cm)
03/2006
lxxxvii + 312
$ 19.95
Jean-Paul Goude
This—according to the publisher—'definitive' edition also includes: "Tarzan Lives: An Exclusive Interview with the Eight Duke of Greystoke" and "Extracts From the Memoirs of "Lord Greystoke"". With a new foreword by Win Scott Eckert, an introduction by Mike Resnick, and also the original foreword by Farmer himself. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "A Case of Identity, or, The Adventures of the Seven Claytons."
There is no Wold Newton Family tree in the 'definitive' edition however.

Jean-Paul Goude
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St Albans, Herts: Panther Books
Biography
ISBN 0-586-03941-4
paperback (18×11cm)
05/1974 (1st)
02/1975 (2nd)
367
£ 0.60
not credited [= Richard Clifton-Dey]
These editions include the Wold Newton Family tree. With a foreword by PJF. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "A Case of Identity, or, The Adventures of the Seven Claytons."

Richard Clifton-Dey
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French: Tarzan vous salue bien
Paris: Champ Libre
Chute Libre (HC)
ISBN 2-85184-088-6
trade paperback (24,5×14,5cm)
01/1978
343
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Michel Pétris
not credited [= Marcel Gotlib]
This edition includes the Wold Newton Family tree. With a foreword by PJF. The first of the four addenda is an article by Professor H.W. Starr, "Une affaire d'identité, ou, L'Aventure des Sept Clayton."

Marcel Gotlib
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