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The Chessmen of Mars
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Quiet Vision Pub
Publication date August 1, 2000
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781576464618
ISBN-10 157646461X
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Business
Original list price $32.95
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: First Published - 1922.
Helium, a spoiled princess and John Carter's daughter, rejects Gahan, Jed of Gathol, as a suitor and foolishly flys off into a great storm. Gahan gives chase. By the time he finally catches up to Tara, she has forgotten who he is, and he assumes the name Turjun, a panthan mercenary. Together they challenge the power of O-Tar, Jeddak of Manator, whose barbaric nation of Red Men have preyed upon Gathol for centuries. The Manatorians have elevated Jetan, Martian chess, to an unprecedented level of skill and excitement: they use live chessmen who fight for live princesses. Gahan finds himself fighting for Tara on the chessboard of Manator, and haunting O-Tar's palace.

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