9781409716662 - In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians - Ambrose Bierce
9781409716662 - In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians - Ambrose Bierce
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In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

Twenty-six stories that describe the lives of soldiers and ordinary people during the American Revolutionary War.

£10.99

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Author

Ambrose Bierce

Imprint

Read & Co. Books

Categories

Action & Adventure Fiction

Biography & Memoir

Historical, Political & Military Biographies

History

Military

Regional & National History

United States

War & Military Fiction

Fiction

ISBN

9781409716662

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Pages

280

Publication Date

12 August 2008

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

This early work is Ambrose Bierce’s 1891 collection of short stories, “In The Midst Of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians”. It contains twenty-six stories that describe the lives of soldiers and ordinary people during the American Revolutionary War. This collection also includes his most famous story, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”. Contents include: “The Suitable Surroundings”, “The Night”, “The Day Before”, “The Day After”, “Soldiers”, “A Horseman in the Sky”, “Chickamauga”, “A Son of the Gods”, “One of the Missing”, “Killed at Resaca”, “The Affair at Coulter’s Notch”, “A Tough Tussle”, etc. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842–1914) was an American journalist, satirist, and writer of short stories. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

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