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Henry, O. 1862-1910

Overview
Works: 1,752 works in 5,368 publications in 14 languages and 114,442 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Short stories, American  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Western fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Originator, Composer
Classifications: PS2649.P5, 813.52
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Heart of the West by O Henry( Book )

133 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 4,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Western American short stories by O. Henry
The gift of the Magi by O Henry( Book )

131 editions published between 1905 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,088 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 )

74 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

70 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

83 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 3,841 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
Options by O Henry( )

73 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,706 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 gentle grafter by O Henry( )

84 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,597 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 best short stories of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

82 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,301 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 )

131 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,751 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
Cabbages and kings by O Henry( Book )

121 editions published between 1904 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories set in a Central American town
Strictly business : more stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

75 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,343 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
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

73 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 2,205 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 )

89 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,067 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 Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
The voice of the city by O Henry( )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

92 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in English and held by 1,917 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 trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

92 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Gift of the Magi by O Henry( )

in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gift of the Magi" is a short story by American short-story writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), who used the pseudonym O. Henry. Ted Nellen provides the full text of the story online as part of Classic Short Stories, a resource featuring a collection of short stories
Law and order by O Henry( )

8 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

60 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories reflecting various aspects of American life at the turn of the nineteenth century
 
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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

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 escritor, farmacéutico y periodista estadounidense

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

Ohenry

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

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Генри О. 1862-1910

О.Генри 1862-1910

О. Генри американский писатель, прозаик

О. Генры

О. Генрі американський письменник

О. Хенри

О'Генри, 1862-1910

Портер, Уильям Сидни, 1862-1910

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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

او ہنری امریکی افسانہ نگار

بورتر، وليام سيدني، 1862-1910

بورتر، ويليام سيدني، 1862-1910

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포터, 윌리엄 시드니 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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