An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories by Ambrose BierceAn Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories by Ambrose Bierce

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories

byAmbrose Bierce

Paperback | May 19, 2008

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Ambrose Bierce's original and innovative stories differed dramatically from those of his 19th-century contemporaries. These 23 tales include his best and most characteristic short fiction: anti-war satires that underscore the barbarism of bloodshed, horror stories with keenly ironic edge, and sardonic "tall tales" of the Old West.
Ambrose Bierce was a brilliant, bitter, and cynical journalist. He is also the author of several collections of ironic epigrams and at least one powerful story, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge." Bierce was born in Ohio, where he had an unhappy childhood. He served in the Union army during the Civil War. Following the war, he moved t...
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Title:An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:May 19, 2008Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486466574

ISBN - 13:9780486466576

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