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7 edition of Stories by O. Henry (Tor Classics) found in the catalog.

Stories by O. Henry (Tor Classics)

by O. Henry

  • 218 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Tor Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11346802M
    ISBN 100812505026
    ISBN 109780812505023

    O. Henry wrote over short stories. Naturally I have my personal top 20 stories that just seem to stand out because of their form, writing style and ability to convey real personalities in a very few words. My + page book of O. Henry’s stories has something over stories, and it doesn’t claim to have all of them. The last Audible book I got that was that long (The Count of Monte Cristo) required 47 hours to read. I should have known. Even knowing this, I would buy this audiobook again. It’s .

      O. Henry Short Stories and Books. Indicted in for embezzling bank funds (actually a result of technical mismanagement), Porter fled to a reporting job in New Orleans, then to Honduras. The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories by O. Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    O'Henry's stories are set in mansions and slums, teeming cities and desolate frontiers. Stories of grand adventure, thrilling romance, gripping suspense, hilarious comedy. Stories about turns of fate, twists of destiny, accidents of chance and always. always, endless surprises! The tales of O'Henry--stories as life itself. 4 O HENRY - SELECTED STORIES Jim stepped inside the door, as immovable as a setter at the scent of quail. His eyes were fixed upon Della, and there was an expression in them that she could not read, and it terrified her. It was not anger, nor surprise, nor disapproval, nor horror, nor any of the sentiments that she had been prepared for.


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In this book: The Gift of the Magi The Four Million The Voice of the City, Further Stories of. In O. Henry arrived in New York—his “Bagdad on the Subway.” From December to January he produced a story a week for the New York World, writing also for first book, Cabbages and Kings (), depicted fantastic characters against exotic Honduran backgrounds.

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He was born William Sidney Porter on Septemin Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a medical tion: Writer. The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume.

The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite storyteller/5(5).

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