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Ambrose Bierce; a biography.

Author: Carey McWilliams
Publisher: [Hamden, Conn.] Archon Books, 1967.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980.
Ambrose Bierce.
[Hamden, Conn.] Archon Books, 1967
(OCoLC)609797322
Named Person: Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carey McWilliams
OCLC Number: 598815
Description: xxxi, 358 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: With a new introd. by the author.

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by hytekswytek (WorldCat user on 2007-10-09)

Preface -- Introduction: the Bierce myth -- Mostly genealogical -- War days [1861] -- War days [1862-1865] -- New scenes -- San Francisco -- London -- “The terrible seventies" -- The black hills -- The wasp -- “Sir oracle, indeed!" -- "Nothing matters" -- The master -- Bierce and the charnel house -- “David and Goliath" -- “The shadow maker" -- “Alas, my dreadful inertia!" -- “A magnificent crystallization" -- Holiday -- “The good, good darkness" -- “Incommunicable news" -- Bibliography -- Index.

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