- Edgar Rice,1875–1950, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
- John,1837–1921, U.S. naturalist and essayist.
- William Seward,1855–98, U.S. inventor of the adding machine.
- his grandsonWilliam S(eward),1914–1997, U.S. novelist.
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In fact, the original Burroughs books possess a clear “green” streak that now seems quite prescient.
I bought Tarzan comic books, and even had a few issues of ERB-dom, a mimeographed fanzine devoted to the works of Burroughs.
By any measure, Burroughs ranks among the finest adventure story authors of modern times.
Burroughs was doing all this a century ago, only in print form.
After this debut, Goines continued to write at a furious pace, producing a body of work that echoed Celine, Genet, and Burroughs.The 10 Best Books About the Motor City
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Which reminds me of Burroughs who has been left out in the rain for quite a while.
You should have reprints by Burroughs, Cummings and Merritt.
Up to now, Burroughs has had all the breaks as to book publication.
Strom, or Burroughs, made no attempt to conceal his disappointment.In the Orbit of Saturn
Roman Frederick Starzl
At five in the afternoon the officers assembled at Colonel Burroughs's quarters.Through Three Campaigns
G. A. Henty
- Edgar Rice . 1875–1950, US novelist, author of the Tarzan stories
- William S (eward). 1914–97, US novelist, noted for his experimental works exploring themes of drug addiction, violence, and homosexuality. His novels include Junkie (1953), The Naked Lunch (1959), and Interzone (1989)
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