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Henry, O. 1862-1910

Overview
Works: 1,668 works in 5,100 publications in 14 languages and 110,608 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Short stories, American  Western stories  Biography  Christmas stories  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Creator, Contributor, Honoree, Other, Conceptor, Illustrator, Originator
Classifications: PS2649.P5, 813.52
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The gift of the Magi by O Henry( Book )

149 editions published between 1906 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
The complete works of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

52 editions published between 1899 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 3,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An omnibus volume containing 286 stories and poems
The best short stories of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

80 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-eight tales selected from the short stories of O. Henry. Many of these have New York for a setting. Others are laid in Central America, New Orleans and Texas. A representation of "the cream of his writings."
The four million by O Henry( Book )

128 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes inspiration from the then population of New York, and serves up slices of the Big Apple, frequently humorous. The promise of a new century energizes everyone from Eastside tenement dwellers to the denizens of Fifth Avenue
Heart of the West by O Henry( Book )

118 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Western American short stories by O. Henry
Cabbages and kings by O Henry( Book )

110 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories set in a Central American town
Options by O Henry( Book )

69 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of short stories, which includes:, ''The Rose of Dixie'', 'The Third Ingredient', 'The Hiding of Black Bill', 'Schools and Schools', 'Thimble, Thimble', 'Supply and Demand', 'Buried Treasure', 'To Him Who Waits', 'He Also Serves', 'The Moment of Victory', 'The Head-Hunter', 'No Story', 'The Higher Pragmatism', 'Best-Seller', 'Rus in Urbe', 'A Poor Rule.'"--Provided by publisher
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

67 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixes and Sevens presents 25 classic short stories by master storyteller O. Henry. The short pieces display his usual characteristics of wit and twists but also are notable for their graceful language, optimistic worldview, and warm characterizations. This collection includes such stories as "The Last of the Troubadours" and "The Sleuths."
The gentle grafter by O Henry( Book )

83 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The octopus marooned ; Jeff Peters as a personal magnet ; Modern rural sports ; The chair of philanthromathematics ; The hand that riles the world ; The exact science of matrimony ; A midsummer masquerade ; Shearing the wolf ; Innocents of Broadway ; Conscience in art ; The man higher up ; A tempered wind ; Hostages to Momus ; The ethics of pig
The voice of the city : further stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

83 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voice of the city -- The complete life of John Hopkins -- A lickpenny lover -- Dougherty's eye-opener -- "Little speck in garnered fruit"--The harbinger -- While the auto waits -- A comedy in rubber -- One thousand dollars -- The defeat of the city -- The shocks of doom -- The Plutonian fire -- Nemesis and the candy man -- Squaring the circle -- Roses, ruses and romance -- The city of dreadful night -- The Easter of the soul -- The fool-killer -- Transients in Arcadia -- The rathskeller and the rose -- The clarion call -- Extradited from Bohemia -- A Philistine in Bohemia -- From each according to his ability -- The memento
The gift of the Magi and other stories by O Henry( Book )

48 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories reflecting various aspects of American life at the turn of the nineteenth century
Strictly business : more stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

64 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masterpieces of careful plotting and surprise endings, O. Henry's short stories are classics of American literature. Many of O. Henry's stories feature everyday New Yorkers going about their lives and reveal his affection for the ordinary man. Spellbinding reading for any fan of the short story, Strictly Business presents 23 of O. Henry's tales, including the title story about actors and the theater
Roads of destiny by O Henry( Book )

76 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young poet finds his choice of roads when leaving home determines his destiny.This short story collection, a facsimile of the 1909
Rolling stones by O Henry( Book )

82 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porter's 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He travelled to Austin in 1884, where he took a number of different jobs over the next several years, first as pharmacist then as a draftsman, bank teller and journalist. He also began writing as a sideline to employment. Porter's most prolific writing period started in 1902, when he moved to New York City to be near his publishers. He wrote 381 short stories while living there. He wrote a
Whirligigs by O Henry( Book )

58 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four stories including "The Ransom of Red Chief" and "The Whirligig of Life."
The trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

88 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Tales of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this selection of his best work, O. Henry is represented by sixty-two tales--among them the memorable "The Gift of the Magi," "Mammon and the Archer," and "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen."
O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven wonderful stories from one of America's greatest authors
The voice of the city by O Henry( Book )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories
Law and order by O Henry( )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The gift of the Magi
Alternative Names
Genri, O.

Genri O. 1862-1910

Henrī, Ō.

Henrī, O., 1862-1910

Henrijs, O., 1862-1910

Henry, O.

Henry O. 1862-1910

Henry, O pseud

Henry, Oliver 1862-1910

Henry, Oliver, pseud.

Henry, Olivier, 1862-1910

O.Genrï

O. Henri

O. Henrī, 1862-1910

O. Henrijs

O. Henrijs, 1862-1910

O. Henry

O. Henry, 1862-1910

O. Henry American short story writer

O. Henry americký spisovatel

O. Henry Amerikaans schrijver

O. Henry amerikansk författare

O. Henry amerikansk skribent

O. Henry écrivain américain

O. Henry Perez

O. Henry pisarz amerykański

O. Henry scrittore statunitense

O. Henry US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

O. Henry's ghost 1862-1910

O'Genri.

O'Guenri 1862-1910

O'Henrī, 1862-1910

O'Henrijs, 1862-1910

O'Henry

OHenry 1862-1910

O'Henry, W.S.P. 1862-1910

O'Henry, W.S.P. (William Sydney Porter), 1862-1910

O'Henry, William Sydney Porter, 1862-1910

Porter, Sydney

Porter W. S. 1862-1910

Porter, William S.

Porter, William S. 1862-1910

Porter, William Sidney, 1862-1910

Porter, William Sydney.

Porter William Sydney 1862-1910

Porters, Viljams Sidnijs, 1862-1910

Poter, William Sydney 1862-1910

William Sidney Porter

William Sydney Porter

Генри О. 1862-1910

О. Генри 1862-1910

О. Генри американский писатель, прозаик

О. Генры

О. Генрі

О. Хенри

О'Генри, 1862-1910

Портер, Уильям Сидни, 1862-1910

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או. הנרי

הנרי, או 1862־1910

הענרי, א.

הענרי, א 1862־1910

הענרי, או, 1862-1910

פורטר, וויליאם סידני

פורטר, וילים סידני

أو. هنري

أو. هنري، 1862-1910

او. هنری نویسنده آمریکایی

بورتر، وليام سيدني، 1862-1910

بورتر، ويليام سيدني، 1862-1910

هنري، أ.، 1862-1910

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오 헨리

포터, 윌리엄 시드니 1862-1910

헨리, O. 1862-1910

헨리, 오 1862-1910

헨리, 오우

헨리, 오우 1862-1910

オー・ヘンリー

オー・ヘンリー 1862-1910

ヘンリー, O.

ヘンリー, オー

ヘンリー, オー 1862-1910

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The best short stories of O. HenryThe four millionHeart of the WestCabbages and kingsOptionsSixes and sevensThe gentle grafterThe voice of the city : further stories of the four million