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A Princess of Mars - Foreword – Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Foreword, to the Reader of This Work – In a foreword to the reader, the nephew of Captain Jack Carter recalls meeting his uncle for the first time just before the Civil War. The nephew writers that Carter was a strong, handsome man, and despite disappearing for 15 or 16 years Carter did not appear to have aged. The nephew writes that upon Carter’s return, Carter explained he had been gold prospecting in Arizona, and went on to buy a little place on the Hudson River in New York where the nephew visited him, saw him writing the manuscript about to be presented, and saw him reaching toward the skies at night until his death in the 1880s. The nephew reveals himself to be none other than Edgar Rice Burroughs, and that his uncle’s tomb has a gold-plated lock on the door that can...

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