The Damned Thing: Short Story [NOOK Book]

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William Harker is the only witness to the death of his friend, Hugh Morgan. Morgan’s body suggests that he has died traumatically, but when Harker tries to explain what he saw of his friend’s last moments, the men in charge of determining Morgan’s cause of death find his testimony too bizarre to be true.

Written by Ambrose Bierce, “The Damned Thing” is a story of the paranormal that was once loosely adapted for an episode of the television ...

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The Damned Thing: Short Story

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Overview

William Harker is the only witness to the death of his friend, Hugh Morgan. Morgan’s body suggests that he has died traumatically, but when Harker tries to explain what he saw of his friend’s last moments, the men in charge of determining Morgan’s cause of death find his testimony too bizarre to be true.

Written by Ambrose Bierce, “The Damned Thing” is a story of the paranormal that was once loosely adapted for an episode of the television series Masters of Horror.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781443438384
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
  • Publication date: 7/8/2014
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 25
  • Sales rank: 866,478
  • File size: 154 KB

Meet the Author

Ambrose Bierce was an American writer, critic and war veteran. Bierce fought for the Union Army during the American Civil War, eventually rising to the rank of brevet major before resigning from the Army following an 1866 expedition across the Great Plains. Bierce’s harrowing experiences during the Civil War, particularly those at the Battle of Shiloh, shaped a writing career that included editorials, novels, short stories and poetry. Among his most famous works are “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” “The Boarded Window,” “Chickamauga,” and What I Saw of Shiloh. While on a tour of Civil-War battlefields in 1913, Bierce is believed to have joined Pancho Villa’s army before disappearing in the chaos of the Mexican Revolution.

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