Ambrose Bierce Books

Easton Press Ambrose Bierce books:
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter - (co-authored) 1985
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians - 2006
The Devil's Dictionary - 2007

Franklin Library Ambrose Bierce books:
In the Midst of Life & Tales of Soldiers and Civilians - Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers -1979
The Devil's Dictionary - 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature - 1980

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce, (1842-1914?), was an American journalist and author, born in Meigs County, Ohio, and self-educated. He served with distinction in the Union army during the Civil War, and was brevetted major. In 1872 Ambrose Bierce went to London, where he contributed ironic fables to the periodical Fun; these and several other works, notable for their sardonic, cynical wit, won him the nickname "Bitter Bierce". Returning to the U.S. in 1876, he contributed to the periodical Overland Monthly and for many years to the "Prattler Columns" of the newspaper San Francisco Examiner. Ambrose Bierce edited the periodicals Argonaut and The Wasp in California from 1877 to 1884. In 1913, at the age of seventy-one, Ambrose Bierce went to Mexico and disappeared soon afterward.

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