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The Selected Stories of O. Henry By O. Henry
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These carefully selected tales of O. Henry, more than forty in all, showcase the author's unique storytelling flair. Treasured for their humor, warmth and clever characterisation, O. Henry's short... More > stories carry a readability which is seldom uncompelling and occasionally outright gripping. Many have shocking endings, with a sudden plot twist turning the reader's perceptions on their head. Most often we join ordinary people working ordinary jobs, who happen to experience something extraordinary. Wide ranging in scope and setting, O. Henry would choose a variety of locales to situate his stories. Downtown New York, the vast cattle plains of Texas, and everyday small towns serve to vary the backdrop. It is a common theme for either a character, the narration, or both to provide witty asides and wordplay which keep the reader amused.< Less
O. Henry's Tales By O. Henry
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A selection of short story works by O. Henry. A collection for enjoyment or to be used as a teaching tool in classrooms.
The Selected Stories of O. Henry (Hardcover) By O. Henry
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These carefully selected tales of O. Henry, more than forty in all, showcase the author's unique storytelling flair. Treasured for their humor, warmth and clever characterisation, O. Henry's short... More > stories carry a readability which is seldom uncompelling and occasionally outright gripping. Many have shocking endings, with a sudden plot twist turning the reader's perceptions on their head. Most often we join ordinary people working ordinary jobs, who happen to experience something extraordinary. Wide ranging in scope and setting, O. Henry would choose a variety of locales to situate his stories. Downtown New York, the vast cattle plains of Texas, and everyday small towns serve to vary the backdrop. It is a common theme for either a character, the narration, or both to provide witty asides and wordplay which keep the reader amused.< Less
The Ransom of Red Chief and other stories By O. Henry
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A collection of 15 classic O. Henry stories, including The Ransom of Red Chief, One Dollar's Worth, The Princess and the Puma, Georgia's Ruling, A Little Local Color, "Girl", The Whirligig... More > of Life, Blind Man's Holiday, A Chaparral Christmas Gift, A Matter of Mean Elevation, The Theory and the Hound, A Newspaper Story, Suite Homes and their Romance, The Clarion Call, and The Cop and the Anthem. Presented in the easy-to-read Friendly Type® format.< Less
The Gift of the Magi and other stories By O. Henry
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A collection of 15 classic short stories by O. Henry, including The Gift of the Magi, The Roads We Take, A Retrieved Reformation, Madame Bo-Peep of the Ranches, Calloway's Code, The Marry Month of... More > May, Sociology in Serge and Straw, The World and the Door, A Blackjack Bargainer, The Hypotheses of Failure, The Song and the Sergeant, Tommy's Burglar, A Technical Error, A Sacrifice Hit and The Last Leaf. Presented in the easy to read Friendly Type® format.< Less
The Ransom of Red Chief and other stories By O. Henry
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A collection of 15 classic O. Henry stories, including The Ransom of Red Chief, One Dollar's Worth, The Princess and the Puma, Georgia's Ruling, A Little Local Color, "Girl", The Whirligig... More > of Life, Blind Man's Holiday, A Chaparral Christmas Gift, A Matter of Mean Elevation, The Theory and the Hound, A Newspaper Story, Suite Homes and their Romance, The Clarion Call, and The Cop and the Anthem. Presented in the easy-to-read Friendly Type® format.< Less
The Gift of the Magi and other stories By O. Henry
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A collection of 15 classic short stories by O. Henry, including The Gift of the Magi, The Roads We Take, A Retrieved Reformation, Madame Bo-Peep of the Ranches, Calloway's Code, The Marry Month of... More > May, Sociology in Serge and Straw, The World and the Door, A Blackjack Bargainer, The Hypotheses of Failure, The Song and the Sergeant, Tommy's Burglar, A Technical Error, A Sacrifice Hit and The Last Leaf. Presented in the easy to read Friendly Type® format.< Less
Waifs and Strays By O. Henry
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This edition of Waifs and Strays Part 1 by O. Henry is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
Cabbages and Kings By O. Henry
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Set in the fictional island paradise of Anchuria, Cabbages and Kings (1904) is a novel that explores the lives of colonial characters at the turn of the last century. Full of the sort of literary... More > realism, vivid characterizations, and twists of plot that have made O. Henry a legend, this novel will delight and enthrall modern readers.< Less
Waifs and Strays Part 1 By O. Henry
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910),... More > known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings.William Sidney Porter was born on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina. He changed the spelling of his middle name to Sydney in 1898. His parents were Dr. Algernon Sidney Porter (1825–88), a physician, and Mary Jane Virginia Swaim Porter (1833–65). William's parents had married on April 20, 1858. When William was three, his mother died from tuberculosis, and he and his father moved into the home of his paternal grandmother. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O._Henry< Less

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