In the Midst of Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

In the Midst of Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

by Ambrose Bierce
     
 

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Published in 1891, this collection of 26 bone-chilling short stories is set during the American Civil War. It is divided, as the title suggests, between tales of soldiers and tales of civilians.  Many have a strong element of horror or the supernatural, such as the justly famous "The Incident at Owl Creek Bridge." 

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Published in 1891, this collection of 26 bone-chilling short stories is set during the American Civil War. It is divided, as the title suggests, between tales of soldiers and tales of civilians.  Many have a strong element of horror or the supernatural, such as the justly famous "The Incident at Owl Creek Bridge." 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437913
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
404
Sales rank:
940,182
File size:
264 KB

Meet the Author

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) was an American short-story writer, journalist, and critic. He is known for his collection, Write it Right and a volume of ironic definitions, The Devil's Dictionary. Disillusioned with American life, he moved to Mexico in 1913, where he vanished without a trace.

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