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Henry, O. 1862-1910

Overview
Works: 1,879 works in 5,932 publications in 12 languages and 116,816 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works  Poetry  Short stories, American  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Western fiction  Study guides  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Contributor, Other, Honoree, Creator, Composer, 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 )

171 editions published between 1905 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 5,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simplified version of the well-known tale in which a husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions so that they may buy each other Christmas presents
Heart of the West by O Henry( )

146 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

115 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

68 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An omnibus volume containing 286 stories and poems
The voice of the city : further stories of the four million by O Henry( )

130 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and held by 3,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories
Options by O Henry( )

115 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,857 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
Roads of destiny by O Henry( )

88 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,844 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( )

134 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,672 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 four million by O Henry( Book )

193 editions published between 1903 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,209 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
The best short stories of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

71 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,150 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."
Cabbages and kings by O Henry( Book )

196 editions published between 1904 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories set in a Central American town
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

106 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,610 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
Strictly business : more stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

82 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,167 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
Rolling stones by O Henry( Book )

73 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,028 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 2,006 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
Law and order by O Henry( )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waifs and Strays Part 1 by O Henry( )

7 editions published between 1917 and 2000 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic text republished as an e-book
The gift of the Magi and other stories by O Henry( Book )

59 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,741 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 trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million by O Henry( Book )

57 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 1,564 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
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
 
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Heart of the WestWhirligigsThe voice of the city : further stories of the four millionOptionsRoads of destinyThe gentle grafterThe four millionThe best short stories of O. Henry
Alternative Names
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

O.Genrï

O. Henri

O. Henrī, 1862-1910

O. Henrijs

O. Henrijs, 1862-1910

O. Henry

O. Henry 1862-1910

O. Henry americký spisovatel

O. Henry Amerikaans schrijver

O. Henry amerikansk författare

O. Henry amerikansk skribent

O. Henry écrivain américain

O. Henry Escritor 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

Porter, William Sidney, 1862-1910

Porter William Sydney

Porter William Sydney 1862-1910

Porteris Viljamas Sidnis

Porters, Viljams Sidnijs, 1862-1910

Poter, Willian Sydney 1862-1910

William Sidney Porter

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

Портер Уильям Сидни

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

او ہنری امریکی افسانہ نگار

بورتر، وليام سيدني، 1862-1910

بورتر، ويليام سيدني، 1862-1910

هنري، أ.، 1862-1910

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오 헨리

오 헨리 1862-1910

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, O‏. 1862-1910

ヘンリー, オー

ヘンリー, オー 1862-1910

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