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Henry, O. 1862-1910

Overview
Works: 1,743 works in 5,136 publications in 13 languages and 110,410 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Short stories, American  Biography  Christmas stories  Study guides  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Performer, Contributor, Honoree, Other, Originator
Classifications: PS2649.P5, 813.52
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The complete works of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

51 editions published between 1899 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 4,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

74 editions published between 1899 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

38 stories
The gift of the Magi by O Henry( Book )

113 editions published between 1906 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
The four million by O Henry( Book )

155 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of twenty-five stories, O. Henry has taken the rich tapestry of New York, and has transmitted it into some of the most exciting fiction of our times
Heart of the West by O Henry( Book )

114 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

133 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of his best and least-known work resides in the collection Cabbages and Kings, a series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a complex structure which slowly explicates its own background even as it painstakingly erects a town which is one of the most detailed literary creations of the period.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The gentle grafter by O Henry( Book )

112 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated by H.C. Greening and May Wilson Preston. This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
The voice of the city : further stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

115 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories
Options by O Henry( Book )

68 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 1,897 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
Strictly business : more stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

75 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short stories from American author O. Henry brings together a motley cast of characters from all walks of life -- stage actors, blackmailers, soldiers, waitresses, and average citizens -- and adds in an array of unexpected plot twists and other surprises. For fans of short fiction, it doesn't get much better than this
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

84 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fans of classic short fiction will relish this collection of gems from one of the unquestioned masters of the form. From a down-on-his-luck troubadour to a talking statue, Sixes and Sevens is populated by a cast of quirky, endearing characters that only O. Henry could conjure, not to mention plenty of the author's trademark plot twists and surprise endings. It's a must-read for anyone hankering for a dose of entertaining, well-wrought writing
Whirligigs by O Henry( Book )

82 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four stories including "The Ransom of Red Chief" and "The Whirligig of Life."
The gift of the Magi and other stories by O Henry( Book )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories reflecting various aspects of American life at the turn of the nineteenth century
Roads of destiny by O Henry( Book )

67 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 1,744 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 )

81 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 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
The gift of the Magi by O Henry( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
The trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

85 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TALES OF O. HENRY PRESENTS THIS BELOVED STORYTELLER'S VERY BEST WORKS, INCLUDING SUCH FAMOUS CLASSICS AS THE GIFT OF THE MAGI, THE THE COP AND THE ANTHEM. YOU WILL FIND YOURS OF READING PLEASURE IN THIS UTTERLY DELIGHTFUL COLLECTION OF HIS IMMORTAL TALES
O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven wonderful stories from one of America's greatest authors
Law and order by O Henry( )

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

 
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Alternative Names
Genri, O.

Genri O. 1862-1910

Henrī, Ō.

Henri, 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. Henrijs

O. Henry

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'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

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

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أو. هنري، 1862-1910

او. هنری نویسنده آمریکایی

بورتر، وليام سيدني، 1862-1910

هنري، أو 1862-1910

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विल्यम सिडनी पोर्टर

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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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