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1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales

AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE by AMBROSE BIERCE: In this highly acclaimed short story, a southern farmer is accused of being a spy by the Union Army and finds himself about to be hung from a bridge trestle. This is one of the first short stories to use a "stream of conscience" narrative, and a story...