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A deodorizer of dead dogs : another collection of great stuff you never read in school : satires & tall tales

Author: Ambrose Bierce; Carl Japikse
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Enthe Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Bierce did not write tall tales about Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan; he expropriated the tall tales for his own purpose- to explore satirically the assumptions and prejustices of human society.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce; Carl Japikse
ISBN: 0898048354 9780898048353
OCLC Number: 41958398
Description: 128 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A revolt of the gods --
Oil of dog --
Curried cow --
Haïta the shepherd --
An imperfect conflagration --
The Widow Turmore --
A bottomless grave --
The baptism of Dobsho --
The hypnotist --
Mr. Masthead, journalist --
"The bubble reputation" --
The applicant --
My favorite murder --
The resurrection of dead dogs : an afterword / by Carl Japikse.
Responsibility: by Ambrose Bierce ; edited by Carl Japikse.

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Bierce did not write tall tales about Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan; he expropriated the tall tales for his own purpose- to explore satirically the assumptions and prejustices of human society.

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