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Download An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3.29 out of 53.29 out of 53.29 out of 53.29 out of 53.29 out of 5 3.29 (7 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ambrose Bierce Narrator: David Ian Davies Publisher: One Voice Recordings Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2012 ISBN:
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The time is the American Civil War: Southern plantation-owner Peyton Farquahr has been condemned to death for spying against the Union cause. As he prepares to be hanged from the Owl Creek Bridge, Farquahr morosely contemplates his fate and fondly recalls his loving wife.

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Matt 2D | 11/2/2013

    " A strange tale that takes place during the Civil War. A man escapes death... or so he thinks. If you enjoy this tale, check out the Twilight Zone episode based on it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Libby | 7/16/2013

    " Interesting, strange short stories with unexpected twists and turns. "Behind the wall" was very sad. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Samuel | 6/11/2013

    " it explained how death was being honored it's a short story but still powerful "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 KatieSuzanne | 4/20/2013

    " I really liked the Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. The other short stories that followed it weren't quite as good or as thought provoking. I even went online and found where I could watch the old movie short I'd read about in other reviews. It was exactly like the story and just as interesting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 T.S. S. Fulk | 3/29/2013

    " The Civil War stories (coming from a Civil War vet) were more interesting than his attempts at horror/weird fiction. Still Bierce's influence on others like Lovecraft are important. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Wilshem P. | 1/10/2013

    " I fouund this story pretty excited and interesting. I liked it because it showed me a new point of view(Omnicsent.) I enjoyed this story because it was very unpredictable. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 TaylorA | 9/29/2012

    " Owl Creek was interesting. Some of the terms were a little old, so you had to pay attention as not to get confused. Other than that, the story was pretty amazing. The Twilight Zone didn't do it justice! "

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About the Author
Author Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce (1842–ca. 1914) was an American journalist, short-story writer, and poet. Born in Ohio, he served in the Civil War and then settled in San Francisco. He wrote for Hearst’s Examiner, his wit and satire making him the literary dictator of the Pacific coast and strongly influencing many writers. He disappeared into war-torn Mexico in 1913.

About the Narrator

David Ian Davies is a product of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Emigrating to California early in life, he did many Shakespearean plays at the Globe and other theaters in Hollywood. He has been devoted to voice-over work for many years.