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An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce.

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  • ISBN: 9781620110898 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 162011089X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, [2012]

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General Note: "First published in 1890"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge opens with the story's hero, Peyton Farquhar, hanging bound from a bridge, awaiting hanging. Farquhar is a Confederate sympathizer in the American Civil War and has been brought to this end by a Union spy. The novel was unique in its time for its jumbled chronology and is also famous for its surprising conclusion.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 14, 2012).
Subject: Prisoners of war > Fiction.
Hanging > Fiction.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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