The last thoughts and desperate struggles of a man condemned to die by hanging make for white-knuckle suspense in this classic short story.
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The condemned man stands on a bridge, his hands bound behind his back. A noose is tied around his neck. In a moment he will meet his fate: DEATH BY HANGING. There is no escape. Or is there? Find out in . . . An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.About the Author:
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) was one of nineteenth-century America's most renowned satirists, a journalist for forty years, and the author of the Devil's Dictionary and Tales of Soldiers and Civilians.
Jonathan Reese (d. 1999) was a founding member of Berkeley's Straw Hat review and narrator of The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer and Travels in Alaska by John Muir.
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Book Description 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. With other stories. Bookseller Inventory # 017392