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Henry, O. 1862-1910

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Most widely held works by O Henry
The gift of the magi by O Henry ( Book )
109 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,408 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 )
92 editions published between 1899 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 4,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An omnibus volume containing 286 stories and poems
Heart of the West by O Henry ( Book )
114 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 3,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of short fiction from master of the form O. Henry centers on tales of romantic entanglement, adventure, and lost love among the dusty trails and plains of the Wild West. Saddle up for a heaping dose of the clever plot twists that this brilliant writer made his trademark. Heart of the West is a page-turner that will please Western fans and literature lovers alike
Roads of destiny by O Henry ( Book )
110 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of 22 short stories by O. Henry, published in 1903, contains a number of classics and as well as lesser known works, including the title story, The Passing of Black Eagle, A Retrieved Reformation, and the author's first published story, Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking
The gentle grafter by O Henry ( Book )
116 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,341 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
Options by O Henry ( Book )
93 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,321 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 )
82 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Settle in for a whimsical, thoroughly enjoyable whirlwind tour through the prodigious imagination of American short-story master O. Henry. This collection of classic tales is sure to please long-time fans and first-time readers alike. If you love classic O. Henry stories like "The Gift of the Magi" and have been curious about the rest of this beloved author's body of work, Whirligigs is a great place to start
The four million by O Henry ( Book )
158 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in English and held by 3,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about New York City
Sixes and sevens by O Henry ( Book )
91 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in English and held by 2,087 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."
Strictly business : more stories of the four million by O Henry ( Book )
81 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and held by 2,017 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
The trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million by O Henry ( Book )
90 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in English and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set aside the cares and stresses of your day and take a tour through the lives of a wonderfully diverse collection of early-twentieth-century Americans in this charming collection of tales from O. Henry. Each story is a perfectly polished wonder of brevity, vivid characterization, and wit. Taken as a whole, this volume is a pleasing diversion that will satisfy fans of classic fiction
The voice of the city : further stories of the four million by O Henry ( Book )
81 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and held by 1,891 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
Rolling stones by O Henry ( Book )
84 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,888 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 and other stories by O Henry ( Book )
38 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories reflecting various aspects of American life at the turn of the nineteenth century
The voice of the city by O Henry ( )
34 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-five years ago the school children used to chant their lessons. The manner of their delivery was a singsong recitative between the utterance of an Episcopal minister and the drone of a tired sawmill. I mean no disrespect. We must have lumber and sawdust. I remember one beautiful and instructive little lyric that emanated from the physiology class. The most striking line of it was this: ""The shin-bone is the long-est bone in the hu-man bod-y."" What an inestimable boon it would have been if all the corporeal and spiritual facts pertaining to man had thus been tunefully and l
Collected stories of O. Henry by O Henry ( Book )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of 212 of O. Henry's stories
Law and order by O Henry ( )
8 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales of O. Henry by O Henry ( Book )
9 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 1,232 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
Waifs and strays by O Henry ( )
in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best stories of O. Henry by O Henry ( Book )
23 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-eight entertaining selections from the American master
 
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Alternative Names
Genri, O.
Genri O. 1862-1910
Henri, O. 1862-1910
Henrijs, O., 1862-1910
Henry, O.
Henry, O pseud
Henry, Oliver 1862-1910
Henry, Oliver, pseud.
O. Henry
O. Henry's ghost 1862-1910
O'Genri.
O'Guenri 1862-1910
O'Henry
O'Henry 1862-1910
O'Henry, W.S.P. 1862-1910
Porter, Sydney
Porter, W. S (William Sidney), 1862-1910
Porter, William S.
Porter, William S. 1862-1910
Porter, William Sidney, 1862-1910
Porter, William Sydney.
Porter William Sydney 1862-1910
Генри, О 1862-1910
О'Генри, 1862-1910
Портер, Уильям Сидни, 1862-1910
הנרי, או 1862־1910
הענרי, א.
הענרי, א 1862־1910
הענרי, או, 1862-1910
פורטר, וילים סידני
أو. هنري، 1862-1910
هنري، أو 1862-1910
هنري، و.، 1862-1910
オー・ヘンリー 1862-1910
ヘンリー, O
ヘンリー, オー
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