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Cabbages and kings

Author: O Henry
Publisher: [Garfield Heights, Ohio] : Duke Classics, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the result of a run-in with the law, struggling American writer William Sydney Porter chose to make a dash for the border in 1896. During the several months he spent in Honduras, Porter had enough time on his hands to begin exploring his talent for writing, which up until then had been merely a hobby. The result was the group of stories that are collected in Cabbages and Kings . Though most of these pieces were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: O Henry
ISBN: 9781620127698 1620127695
OCLC Number: 872367424
Notes: Originally published in 1904.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: O. Henry.

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As the result of a run-in with the law, struggling American writer William Sydney Porter chose to make a dash for the border in 1896. During the several months he spent in Honduras, Porter had enough time on his hands to begin exploring his talent for writing, which up until then had been merely a hobby. The result was the group of stories that are collected in Cabbages and Kings . Though most of these pieces were written before Porter assumed the pseudonym O. Henry, they all bear the author's genius for characterization and clever plot twists.

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