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Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett

(Encyclopedia) Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett ăm´brōz gwĭnĕt´ bĭrs [key], 1842–1914?, American satirist, journalist, and short-story writer, b. Meigs co., Ohio. He fought with extreme bravery…

Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce was one of the great journalists and short story writers of the 19th century American west. A veteran of the Civil War, he turned to journalism in 1868, joining the staff of…

Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce: A Talisman

The Ingenious Blackmailer The Ancient Order A Talisman HAVING been summoned to serve as a juror, a Prominent Citizen sent a physician's certificate stating that he was afflicted with…