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Title: The Major's Tale

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Title: The Major's Tale Title Record # 1282405
Author: Ambrose Bierce
Date: 1890-01-05
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in the San Francisco Examiner as "A Practical Joke: Major Broadwood Recalls the Heroic Past," January 5, 1890.
Synopsis: Some soldiers play a joke on one of their number, Haberton, who boasts about being a ladies' man, by getting the pretty young soldier Arman to dress up as a woman and flirt with Haberton.
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Year Language Title
1991Translated by Marika Boni Grandi
Italian La storia del capo di battaglione

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1970-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Doubleday     496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Short Stories 2, The World of War and the World of Tall Tales 1971-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Ballantine Books 0-345-02449-4 $0.95 xix+
298
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Holmes  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1984-00-00 Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 0-8032-6071-7   496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce 1988-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Picador / Pan Books (Picador Classics) 0-330-29802-X 6.95 xix+
810
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Robin Harris Checkmark
Horror Story 7 1991-06-00 ed. uncredited Garden Editoriale (Horror Story #7)   Lit 8,000 288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Steve Crisp  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 978-0-8032-6071-9 $18.95 496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Marvin Cone Checkmark
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