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Goodreads First Reads: Jane by Robin Maxwell

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About Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan: Cambridge, England, 1905. Jane Porter is hardly a typical woman of her time. The only female student in Cambridge University’s medical program, she is far more comfortable in a lab coat dissecting corpses than she is in a corset and gown sipping afternoon tea. A budding paleoanthropologist, Jane dreams of traveling the globe in search of fossils that will prove the evolutionary theories of her scientific hero, Charles Darwin.

When dashing American explorer Ral Conrath invites Jane and her father to join an expedition deep into West Africa, she can hardly believe her luck. Africa is every bit as exotic and fascinating as she has always imagined, but Jane quickly learns that the lush jungle is full of secrets—and so is Ral Conrath. When danger strikes, Jane finds her hero, the key to humanity’s past, and an all-consuming love in one extraordinary man: Tarzan of the Apes.

Jane is the first version of the Tarzan story written by a woman and authorized by the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate. Its publication marks the centennial of the original Tarzan of the Apes.

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  1. August 6, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    Sound like a very interesting read! Would love to win a copy! Thanks!

  2. erik lenhart
    August 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Interesting book! me gustaria leerlo

  3. michelle e. sprinkle
    August 6, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    love to read it!

  4. smeek1958
    August 6, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    I’d love to win this. Sounds like a great read I could share with friends

  5. Andrea
    August 6, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    I love reading someone else’s views on old stories. Everyone has a different view and can add to the story

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