The best short stories of o henry - 1945 - a collection of some of the best short set of 11 antique o henry book lot works writings green gold black vintage. William sydney porter (september 11, 1862 – june 5, 1910), known by his pen name o henry, as a child, porter was always reading, everything from classics to dime novels his favorite works were lane's translation of one thousand and. Also by o henry 41 stories the gift of the magi the raven and the monkey's paw selected stories see all books by o henry. As o henry, porter is one of america's best known writers, and his stories, such as the gift of the magi and the ransom of red chief, are still taught in. He chose the pen name o henry while he was in the penitentiary and his death in 1910, he published some 300 stories and ten books o.
The 2015 o henry prize stories (anchor books, 2015), edited by laura furman, is a collection of 20 short stories gleaned from american and. O henry has 1018 books on goodreads with 205629 ratings o henry's most popular book is the gift of the magi. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books the lone star list is intended for recreational reading,. O henry was the pen name of american writer william sydney porter whose clever use of twist endings in his stories popularized the term o.
O'henry's stories are set in mansions and slums, teeming cities and desolate frontiers stories of book excerpt reviews about the author from the publisher. Notice the twists and surprises in the endings to the last leaf, the green door, and perhaps his most famous story, the gift of the magi the green door. The o henry resources of the austin history center are comprised primarily of these resources include original typescripts, first edition books, periodicals,.
William sydney porter, otherwise known as o henry, is released from prison on this day, after serving three years in jail for embezzlement from a bank in austin,. William sydney porter, pseudonymously o henry (1862-1910), is the famed short story writer noted for his her collection included books, providing 2nd or sometimes 3rd copies of o henry's works, 8, henry, o the gift of the magi. By o henry (william sydney porter)  9 hurled a book to the floor between his chair and the window, and, looking, i saw that it was the rose-lady and. O henry's short stories are not of uniform quality everyone's heard about his most famous short story, the gift of the magi, which is one of those.
Books by o henry the penguin book of gaslight crime: con artists, burglars, rogues, and o henry à la carte: the gift of the magi and other favorites. O henry alias: william sidney porter life: 1862-1910 sort by: date or title the boy scouts book of stories, [en] 1919 cabbages and kings, [en] 1904. William sydney porter, better known as o henry, was a brilliant story teller--with a secret he first used his pseudonym while doing time.
The best american humorous short stories 934 downloads the gift of the magi o henry 785 downloads the four million o henry 309 downloads. Amongst o henry's legendary short stories are the ransom of red chief and his christmas classic the gift of the magi o henry is credited with nearly 600. Results 1 - 16 of 76 online shopping from a great selection at books store o henry- 50 selected stories the o henry short story collection - volume i: 1. The best short stories of o henry (modern library (hardcover)) $1920 hardcover the gift of the magi $369 paperback the gift of the magi $399.