less than 1 minute read

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett (1842–1914?), U.S. short-story writer and satirical journalist. His works include In the Midst of Life (1891), Can SuchThings Be? (1893), and The Devil's Dictionary (1906), a compilation of sarcastic definitions. An adventurer, he distinguished himself in the Union army during the Civil War. He disappeared without trace during the Mexican Revolution of 1913–14.

Additional topics

21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Bell's palsy to Black Friday