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Henry, O. 1862-1910

Overview
Works: 2,131 works in 6,455 publications in 14 languages and 121,025 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Short stories, American  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biographies  Western fiction  Christmas stories  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Honoree, Other, Creator, Composer, Editor, Originator
Classifications: PS2649.P5, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by O Henry
The gift of the Magi by O Henry( Book )

137 editions published between 1905 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 5,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
Heart of the West by O Henry( )

172 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Western American short stories by O. Henry
Whirligigs by O Henry( )

132 editions published between 1910 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 4,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four stories including "The Ransom of Red Chief" and "The Whirligig of Life."
Roads of destiny by O Henry( )

131 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,300 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
The gentle grafter by O Henry( )

126 editions published between 1904 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 4,072 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 complete works of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

71 editions published between 1899 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 3,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An omnibus containing 286 stories and poems
Options by O Henry( )

99 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,798 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
The best short stories of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

84 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,178 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 )

185 editions published between 1901 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 3,106 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
Cabbages and kings by O Henry( Book )

200 editions published between 1901 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O. Henry wove together several stories into this highly episodic narrative. Set in the fictional country of Coralio in Central America, a banana republic where larceny is rampant and revolution lurks in every impoverished back alley, this novel offers cutting satire of contemporary politics and prejudices. Yet, in the end, lovers are reunited, poverty obliterated, and sentiment satisfied
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

93 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,824 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
Rolling stones by O Henry( Book )

119 editions published between 1800 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 2,137 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
Strictly business : more stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

68 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,081 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
Waifs and strays by O Henry( )

9 editions published between 1917 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic text republished as an e-book
The voice of the city by O Henry( )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories
The voice of the city : further stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

68 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and held by 1,990 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 Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allan Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
The trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

69 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Law and order by O Henry( )

8 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

38 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
 
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Alternative Names
Būrtir, Wilyam Sidnī 1862-1910

Genri, O.

Genri O. 1862-1910

Henrī, Ō.

Henrī, O., 1862-1910

Henrijs, O., 1862-1910

Henris O.

Henry, O.

Henry O. 1862-1910

Henry, O pseud

Henry Oliver

Henry, Oliver 1862-1910

Henry, Oliver, pseud.

Henry, Olivier, 1862-1910

Henry, Orrin, pseud.

Hinrī, W. 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 amerikai író

O. Henry Amerikalı yazar William Sydney Porter'ın takma adı

O. Henry amerikansk författare

O. Henry amerikansk skribent

O. Henry écrivain américain

O. Henry escriptor estatunidenc

O. Henry escritor estadounidense

O. Henry escritor estauxunidense (1862–1910)

O. Henry escritor norte-americano

O. Henry idazle estatubatuarra

O. Henry pisarz amerykański

O. Henry scrittore statunitense

O. Henry skrivagner stadunanat

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

Ohenry

OHenry 1862-1910

O'Henry, pseud.

O'Henry, W.S.P.

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

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

O'Henry, William Sydney Porter

O'Henry, William Sydney Porter, 1862-1910

Porter, Sydney

Porter, Sydney 1862-1910

Porter W. S. 1862-1910

Porter, William S. 1862-1910

Porter William Sidney

Porter, William Sidney, 1862-1910

Porter William Sydney

Porter William Sydney 1862-1910

Porteris Viljamas Sidnis

Porters, Viljams Sidnijs, 1862-1910

William Sidney Porter Amerikaans schrijver

William Sydney Porter

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Генри О.

Генри О. 1862-1910

О. Генри, 1862-1910

О. Генри американский писатель, прозаик

О. Генры

О. Генрі американський письменник

О. Хенри

О'Генри

О'Генри, 1862-1910

О'Генри, псевд.

Портер Уильям Сидни

Портер, Уильям Сидни, 1862-1910

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או. הנרי סופר אמריקני של סיפורים קצרים

הנרי, או 1862־1910

הענרי, א.

הענרי, א 1862־1910

הענרי, או, 1862-1910

פורטר, וויליאם סידני

פורטר, וילים סידני

أو. هنري، 1862-1910

او. هنری نویسنده آمریکایی

او ہنری امریکی افسانہ نگار

أوليفر هنري كاتب قصص قصيرة أمريكي

بورتر، وليام سيدني، 1862-1910

بورتر, وليم سدنى 1862-1910

بورتر، ويليام سيدني، 1862-1910

.هنرى, و 1862-1910

هنري، أ.، 1862-1910

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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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