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Literary Fiction

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

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(17 reviews)

This classic short story of a Southern plantation owner facing execution by Union soldiers is "a flawless example of American genius" (Kurt Vonnegut). Alabama planter Peyton Farquhar was loyal to the Confederate cause... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Private Correspondence of Ambrose Bierce: A Collection of the Letters sent by Ambrose Bierce to his Closest Friends and Family from 1892 up until his ... a Biography and a Memoir of Ambrose Bierce

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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born in Meigs County, Ohio, United States in 1842. Bierce is critically best remembered for his fiction and many other writings are also generally regarded as some of the best war writings of all... See More

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Write It Right

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(3 reviews)

Several hundred of Bierce's pet peeves. Bierce's list includes some distinctions still familiar today-the which-that rule, less vs. fewer, lie and lay - but it also abounds in now-forgotten shibboleths: Ovation, the critics... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce

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(383 reviews)

American journalist and satirist Ambrose Bierce is probably best known for his short stories about the American Civil War. The author's craft for story-telling is exemplified by his famous "An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge"... See More

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Classics

Civil War Stories

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(17 reviews)

Popular American writer Ambrose Bierce comes alive in the magnificent collection of short stories, "Civil War Stories." Having been no stranger to the battlefield, Bierce draws upon his experience as a soldier and the... See More

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Religion & Spirituality

The Devil's Dictionary

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(253 reviews)

''The Devil's Dictionary'' is a humorous look at English vocabulary by American writer and columnist Ambrose Bierce. When you first hear the title "The Devil's Dictionary", you may think the book has something to do with... See More

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Literature & Fiction

Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories

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(259 reviews)

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy... See More

$4.61 Price verified one day ago
Teen & Young Adult

Can Such Things Be?

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(118 reviews)

"Can Such Things Be?" is a collection of short stories by Ambrose Bierce, whose first edition appeared in 1893. 24 short stories in fairly typical Bierce fashion - ghostly, spooky, to be read (or listened to) in the dark... See More

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Literature & Fiction

Fantastic Fables

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(36 reviews)

Fantastic Fables is a collection of short stories by the American writer, satirist and author of The Devil's Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce. Such numerous fables and anecdotes represent a combination of realism, acerbic social... See More

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Literature & Fiction

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

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(977 reviews)

"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (1890) is a short story by the American writer and Civil War veteran Ambrose Bierce. Regarded as "one of the most famous and frequently anthologized stories in American literature", it was... See More

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Literature & Fiction

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

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(978 reviews)

Classic Books Library presents this brand new edition of the short story, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (1890) by Ambrose Bierce. In this text Bierce creatively uses both structure and content to explore the concept of... See More

$4.75 Price verified 7 hours ago
Classics

Classic Tales of Horror - 500+ Stories

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(1,655 review)

If you were looking for the Holy Bible of the horror anthologies, consider yourself lucky, because you just found it! Cosmic horror, supernatural events, ghost stories, weird fiction, mystical fantasies, occult narratives... See More

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Literary Fiction

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Illustrated)

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(31 reviews)

Ambrose Bierce's haunting 1890 short story An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge has a modern twist ending that never gets old. The narrative concerns the final thoughts of a Southern planter as he is being hanged by Union... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

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(15 reviews)

If we could only put aside our civil pose and say what we really thought, the world would be a lot like the one alluded to in The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary. There, a bore is "a person who talks when you wish him to... See More

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Foreign Languages

The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

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(15 reviews)

If we could only put aside our civil pose and say what we really thought, the world would be a lot like the one alluded to in The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary. There, a bore is "a person who talks when you wish him to... See More

$19.95 Price verified 18 hours ago
Foreign Languages

The Devil's Dictionary: Complete & Unabridged

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(10 reviews)

"Bore: A person who talks when you wish him to listen." "Lawyer: One skilled in circumvention of the law." "Positive: Mistaken at the top of one's voice." These and more than 1,000 other comic definitions appear in Ambrose... See More

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A Cynic Looks at Life

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(13 reviews)

Explore Life's Ironies and Absurdities with Ambrose Bierce's 'A Cynic Looks at Life' Enter the mind of one of America's sharpest wit and explore life's ironies and absurdities with Ambrose Bierce's 'A Cynic Looks at Life.'... See More

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The Devil's Dictionary

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(162 reviews)

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy... See More

$2.99 $4.99 Save 40% Price verified 19 hours ago
Foreign Languages

The Devil's Dictionary

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(249 reviews)

This timeless work of biting satirical wit presents an A-to-Z lexicon of common English terms, and what we actually mean by them. The renowned author Ambrose Bierce produced classic works in a range of genres, from fantasy... See More

$5.99 Price verified 21 hours ago
Religion & Spirituality

The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter

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(97 reviews)

1911 When in 1900 a publisher desired to bring out the story provided I gave it a happy ending, I submitted the matter to Bierce and on August 21, 1900, he wrote me a long letter on the subject of which the following is an... See More

$4.74 Price verified 21 hours ago
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