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Civil War Short Stories
by Ambrose Bierce and Ernest Jerome Hopkins and Ernest Jerome Hopkins


Overview - In The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce defined "war" as "a by-product of the arts of peace." A Civil War veteran, Bierce had absolutely no illusions about "courage," "honor," and "glory" on the battlefield. These stories form one of the great antiwar statements in American literature.  Read more...

 
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More About Civil War Short Stories by Ambrose Bierce; Ernest Jerome Hopkins; Ernest Jerome Hopkins
 
 
 
Overview
In The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce defined "war" as "a by-product of the arts of peace." A Civil War veteran, Bierce had absolutely no illusions about "courage," "honor," and "glory" on the battlefield. These stories form one of the great antiwar statements in American literature. Included here are the classic An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Chickamauga, The Mocking Bird, The Coup de Gr ce, Parker Anderson, Philosopher, and other stories celebrated for their intensity, startling insight, and mastery of form.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780803260870
  • ISBN-10: 0803260873
  • Publisher: Bison
  • Publish Date: January 1988
  • Page Count: 139
  • Dimensions: 7.94 x 5.28 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.36 pounds


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Books > Fiction > Literary
Books > Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
Books > Fiction > War & Military

 
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