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Ambrose Bierce and the trey of pearls by Oakley M. Hall

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English



  • San Francisco (Calif.)


  • Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? -- Fiction,
  • Journalists -- Fiction,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementOakley Hall.
LC ClassificationsPS3558.A373 A85 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687996M
ISBN 100670032700
LC Control Number2003053766

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  In his latest Ambrose Bierce mystery, three young, beautiful orators known as “The Trey of Pearls” come to San Francisco in to advocate women’s suffrage, whipping the burly city of pioneers and railroad men into a lather. When the famous women’s advocate Reverend Divine /5(5). The suffrage cause, embodied by three pretty suffragists (the "trey of pearls" of the title), provides the background for Hall's fourth literate historical (after 's Ambrose Bierce and the One. Ambrose Bierce and the Trey of Pearls [Oakley Hall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(2). Suffragist impresario Mrs. Quinan has come to town with three performers she calls the Trey of Pearls: Gloria Robinson, who sings and does bird calls; Emmiline Prout, who lectures the crowds on the slavery of marriage; and Amanda Wilson, another lecturer who’s the cousin of Bierce amanuensis Tom : Oakley Hall.

Hall's spirited, if slightly muddled, fifth Ambrose Bierce mystery (after 's Ambrose Bierce and the Trey of Pearls) has more of an Old West flavor than previous entries, as young Tom Redmond. Read A Treaty of Peace of Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce. The text begins: THROUGH massacres of each other's citizens China and the United States had been four times plunged into devastating wars, when, in the year , arose a Philosopher in Madagascar, who laid before the Governments of the two distracted countries the following MODUS VIVENDI: "Massacres are to be . Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (J – circa ) was an American short story writer, journalist, poet, and Civil War veteran. Bierce's book The Devil's Dictionary was named as one of "The Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature" by the American Revolution Bicentennial ry movement: Realism. Oakley Maxwell Hall (July 1, – ) was an American novelist. He was born in San Diego, California, graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and served in the Marines during World War II. Some of his mysteries were published under the pen names "en: Oakley "Tad" Hall III, Sands Hall.

The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Ambrose Bierce. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, classics story are,. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Ambrose Bierce may be the detective, but the main character is Tom Redmond, the narrator. He is a reporter, and a friend of Bierce's. He meets and has a relationship with a Hawaiian noblewoman, while Bierce is pursuing a missing princess, and trying to discover who killed the King's adviser/5. Ambrose Bierce and the trey of pearls. [Oakley M Hall] -- The arrival in San Francisco of three beautiful young suffragists could be linked to the murder of Reverend Divine, a famed advocate of spiritualism, the female vote, and temperance, and Ambrose. The story takes place in San Francisco where journalist Ambrose Bierce (an actual historical figure, probably best known for his "Devil's Dictionary") and his assistant (the narrator of the book) are attempting to unravel a murder that appears to be related to the "Trey of Pearls," three beautiful suffragettes/5.