EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS™ – MASTER OF ADVENTURE!

(From a 1950 biography compiled of previous interviews) From the day he was born, in Chicago, on September 1, 1875, until he submitted one-half a novel to All-Story Magazine in 1911, Edgar Rice Burroughs™ failed in nearly every enterprise he tried. He attended half a dozen public and private schools before he finally graduated in 1895 from Michigan Military Academy, an institution Burroughs himself described as “a polite reform school.” Having failed the entrance examination to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he enlisted as a private in the…