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Beach Reads: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Ambrose Bierce’s haunting 1890 short story, “An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge,” has a modern twist ending that never gets old.
The narrative concerns the final thoughts of a Southern planter as he is being hanged by Union soldiers. In the brief period between the tightening of the noose and the actual breaking of his neck, something happens. The rope breaks and the man escapes. Or the man imagines he escapes. Which is it?
Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
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