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The Devil's dictionary

Author: Ambrose Bierce; Ralph Steadman
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A "dictionary" of barbed definitions by one of America's most caustic humorists includes cynical epigrams, maxims, essays, and verses that illustrate the irreverent humor of the nineteenth-century satirist as he lampoons cherished American traditions.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Illustrated books
Dictionaries Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce; Ralph Steadman
ISBN: 1582343802 9781582343808
OCLC Number: 53132268
Notes: Abridged edition.
Description: xvii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ambrose Bierce ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman ; introduction by Angus Calder.
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A "dictionary" of barbed definitions by one of America's most caustic humorists includes cynical epigrams, maxims, essays, and verses that illustrate the irreverent humor of the nineteenth-century satirist as he lampoons cherished American traditions.

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