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The stories and fables of Ambrose Bierce

Author: Ambrose Bierce; Edward Wagenknecht
Publisher: Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, 1977.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The text of The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter ac- companies twenty-nine stories and eighty-seven fables that illuminate the nature of Bierce's preoccupations andthe distinctive features of his style.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?.
Stories and fables of Ambrose Bierce.
Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, 1977
(DLC) 77020146
(OCoLC)3380180
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce; Edward Wagenknecht
OCLC Number: 891422915
Notes: "A Barbara Holdridge Book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 343 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Stories. A psychological shipwreck --
Chickamauga --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge --
A horseman in the sky --
One of the missing --
A wireless message --
The stranger --
The man and the snake --
The coup de grâce --
Curried cow --
The secret of Macarger's Gulch --
A resumed identity --
One kind of officer --
One summer night --
Three and one are one --
The death of Halpin Frayser --
John Bartine's watch --
Staley Felming's hallucination --
Oil of dog --
The hypnotist --
The difficulty of crossing a field --
An arrest --
Moxon's master --
Killed at Resaca --
Haïta the shepherd --
Present at a hanging --
An inhabitatant of Carcos --
One officer, one man --
The damned thing. Fables. The man with no enemies --
The lifesaver --
Saint and sinner --
Saint and soul --
The lassoed bear --
The Australian grasshopper --
The discontented malefactor --
Two poets --
The austere governor --
The reform school board --
The witch's steed --
Legislator and soap --
The tried assassin --
The bumbo of Jiam --
The city of political distinction --
The tolerant sovereign --
A little learning --
The flying machine --
The incredulous subordinate --
The statue at Bumboogle --
Two politicians --
A faulty performance --
A defective petition --
The reformed anarchist --
Patriot and banker --
A hasty settlement --
The crimson candle --
The foolish woman --
The fugitive office --
The eligible son-in-law --
Highwayman and traveler --
Policeman and citizen --
Moral principle and material interest --
The dutiful son --
A matter of taste --
The fabulist --
Two of the pious --
The secret of happiness --
Atonement --
A part of the wages --
Sheep and lion --
Officer and thug --
Famine versus pestilence --
The inconsolable widow --
The mysterious word --
A plucked goose --
The tyrant frog --
Widow and soldier --
Two sons --
Consolation --
The seeker for simplicity --
Revelation --
Disappointment --
The justice and his accuser --
Wolf and tortoise --
Alarm and pride --
Environment --
A causeway --
A talisman --
The shadow of the leader --
A radical parallel --
Physicians two --
The thistles upon the grave --
Kangaroo and zebra --
The honest cadi --
The overlooked factor --
The returned Californian --
The no case --
Two of the damned --
Religious of error --
The humble peasant --
Judge and rash act --
Deceased and heirs --
An optimist --
The compassionate physician --
A forfeited right --
Revenge --
Man and wart --
An unspeakable imbecile --
At heaven's gate --
Fogy and sheik --
Sportsman and squirrel --
No irregularity --
A transposition --
Old man and pupil --
Two footpads --
Dog and doctore --
The monk and the hangman's daughter.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: selected and with an introd. by Edward Wagenknecht ; illustrated by Ferebe Streett.
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The text of The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter ac- companies twenty-nine stories and eighty-seven fables that illuminate the nature of Bierce's preoccupations andthe distinctive features of his style.

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