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Portrait of Ambrose Bierce.

Adolphe Danziger De Castro

Portrait of Ambrose Bierce.

by Adolphe Danziger De Castro

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Published by Beekman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?,
    • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesAmerican newspapermen, 1790-1933
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1097.Z5 D4 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 351 p.
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5041411M
      ISBN 100846400251
      LC Control Number74000610

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In the midst of life, tales of soldiers and civilians. The devil's dictionary. Can such things be? Fantastic fables. The monk and the hangman's daughter. Negligible tales. The parenticide club.