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The Civil War short stories of Ambrose Bierce

Author: Ambrose Bierce; Ernest Jerome Hopkins
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1988, ©1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents twenty-five short fiction stories about the Civil War by nineteenth-century author Ambrose Bierce.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Belletristische Darstellung
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce; Ernest Jerome Hopkins
ISBN: 0803260873 9780803260870
OCLC Number: 16866720
Notes: "A Bison book."
Description: 139 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
Contents: One of the missing --
A baffled ambuscade --
The affair at Coulter's Notch --
A son of the gods --
One kind of officer --
A tough tussle --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge --
Chickamauga --
The coup de grâce --
One officer, one man --
The story of a conscience --
Parker Adderson, philosopher --
An affair of outposts --
Jupiter Doke, brigadier-general --
A horseman in the sky --
The mocking-bird --
George Thurston --
Killed at Resaca --
Three and one are one --
Two military executions --
The major's tale --
A resumed identity --
A man with two lives --
The other lodgers --
A bivouac of the dead.
Responsibility: compiled with a foreword by Ernest Jerome Hopkins.
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Features war stories that are arresting, often shocking accounts of the incivilities perpetrated by and on men suddenly confronting their own mortality.This title includes stories such as: 'An  Read more...

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"He will remain one of our greatest wits, one of our most uncompromising satirists, the perfecter of two or three new genres."-Clifton Fadiman|"Bierce's war stories are...arresting, often shocking Read more...

 
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