The Resource Civil War stories, Ambrose Bierce, (ebook)

Civil War stories, Ambrose Bierce, (ebook)

Label
Civil War stories
Title
Civil War stories
Statement of responsibility
Ambrose Bierce
Creator
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Language
eng
Summary
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 stories he heard during the American Civil War in this collection. However, his tales do not happily reminisce about the good times; instead, Bierce's dry wit and love of the macabre guide his stories to much darker places. "Civil War Stories," includes the tale "Chickamauga", the story of a young boy who fell asleep in the woods after playing alone. When he wakes, he sees a group of soldiers marching back from a battle. In jest, the young boy begins marching with them, and even participates in burning a house to the ground. In Bierce's most famous and chronicled story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge." Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer, is tricked by the Union soldiers and is hanged in front of his wife and children. Somehow, though he manages to escape his noose and is able to run far away from the frenzied scene. Regardless of which of the sixteen stories included in this collection that you read, you will be amazed at Bierce's ability to spin a short, suspenseful tale about one of the most tumultuous times in American history
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Midwest
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1842-1914
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Bierce, Ambrose
Dewey number
813/.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • United States
  • War stories, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Civil War stories, Ambrose Bierce, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420947342
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11940789
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940789
System control number
MWT11940789
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Civil War stories, Ambrose Bierce, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420947342
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11940789
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940789
System control number
MWT11940789
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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