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Henry, O. 1862-1910

Overview
Works: 1,637 works in 5,090 publications in 14 languages and 111,444 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, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Honoree, Other, Originator
Classifications: PS2649.P5, 813.52
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The gift of the Magi by O Henry( Book )

153 editions published between 1906 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,263 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 )

62 editions published between 1899 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

89 editions published between 1899 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

38 stories
The four million by O Henry( Book )

130 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,440 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 )

119 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

97 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original 'banana republic' stories which explore aspects of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town, each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a complex structure. The larger, overriding plot slowly explicates its own background, even as it creates a town which is one of the most detailed literary creations of the period
The voice of the city : further stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

117 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories
Strictly business : more stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

79 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 1,888 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
Options by O Henry( Book )

66 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 1,887 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 )

92 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English 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
Roads of destiny by O Henry( Book )

115 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,786 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
Whirligigs by O Henry( Book )

97 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

81 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and held by 1,765 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 gift of the Magi and other stories by O Henry( Book )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

82 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,732 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 trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

86 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,639 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 1,192 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."
Collected stories of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and Turkish and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 212 of O. Henry's stories
O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 309 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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The gift of the Magi
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

أو. هنري

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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The best short stories of O. HenryThe four millionHeart of the WestCabbages and kingsThe voice of the city : further stories of the four millionStrictly business : more stories of the four millionOptionsSixes and sevens