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The Best Short Stories of O. Henry (Cambridge Readers: Levels 2-8)

Cambridge Educational Services

The Best Short Stories of O. Henry (Cambridge Readers: Levels 2-8)

by Cambridge Educational Services

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10087367M
    ISBN 100133598780
    ISBN 109780133598780
    OCLC/WorldCa33164455

      The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the ten stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. Looking for books by O. Henry? See all books authored by O. Henry, including The Gift of the Magi, and The Best Short Stories of O. Henry, and more on

    O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and clever twist endings. O. Henry's stories frequently have surprise endings. In his day, he was called the American answer to Guy de Maupassant. While both authors wrote plot twist endings, O. Henry stories were considerably more playful. Get this from a library! The best short stories of O. Henry. [O Henry] -- Contains thirty-eight stories from the author's mellow, humorous, and ironic moods.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Best Short Stories of O. Henry by O. Henry; 1 edition; First published in The Best Short Stories of O. Henry | Open Library. Get this from a library! The best short stories of O. Henry. [O Henry; Bennett Cerf; Van H Cartmell; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)] -- 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.


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Henry's wonderful short stories are characterized by four prominent elements. He clearly understands the nuances of the times about which he writes. He has an amazing gift for capturing the personalities of people from many, many stations in Life.

He is an incredibly superb story-crafter/5(48). Henry's wonderful short stories are characterized by four prominent elements. He clearly understands the nuances of the times about which he writes. He has an amazing gift for capturing the personalities of people from many, many stations in Life.

He is an incredibly superb story-crafter/5(51). O. Henry's wonderful short stories are characterized by four prominent elements. He clearly understands the nuances of the times about which he writes. He has an amazing gift for capturing the personalities of people from many, many stations in Life.

He is an incredibly superb story-crafter/5(75). About The Best Short Stories of O. Henry The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader’s delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America’s favorite storyteller.

The Best Short Stories of O'henry Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 76 ratings See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(48). The Best Short Stories of O.

Henry - The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite storyteller.

The book, The Best Short Stories of O’Henry, showcased 38 short stories by O’Henry. Every story there appeared didactic and good-humored, and the household morals came from often witty culminations.

Classic settings from New York to Texas provided a mural of America/5. The Best Short Stories of O. Henry book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The Cambridge Readers offer compelling stories that wil 3/5. The O. Henry Prize Stories are culled from across the breadth of journals and magazines that publish short fiction.

As such, the twenty stories are diverse in length, perspective, and style. Its unlikely that any one reader will be a fan of all the stories in this collection, but for that same reason this collection is thought-provoking/5.

Henry Short Stories. Henry is known for entertaining and clever short stories. Here is a list of some of his famous stories with a short summary for each.

This page contains some of O. Henry’s best and well known stories as well as lesser known works. Henry's wonderful short stories are characterized by four prominent elements. He clearly understands the nuances of the times about which he writes.

He has an amazing gift for capturing the personalities of people from many, many stations in Life/5(46). The book features 20 short stories written by O. Henry, pen name of William Sydney Porter, a short story writer from America.

The stories are a mix of thriller, love, and comedy. Nearly all the stories have unexpected endings, with Roads of Destiny, the longest one in the book, being the most interesting read/5.

O. Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter () was a prolific American short story writer. Initially trained as a pharmacist, Porter began his writing career as a journalist and worked on his stories on the side.

After being accused of embezzling money from a bank he worked for, he fled to : Dover Publications. O Henry's finest stories is a showcase for the sheer varienty of one of America's best-loved short story writers.

They are marked by coincidence and surprise endings as well as compassion and high humour. Buy a cheap copy of The Best Short Stories of O. Henry book by O. Henry. Henry, the pseudonym of the American writer William Sydney Porter (–), is best known for writing stories full of wit, wordplay, and warm Free shipping over $/5(5).

The O. Henry Prize Stories gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories range in setting from Japan at the outset of World War II to a remote cabin in the woods of Wyoming, and the characters that inhabit them range from a misanthropic survivor of an.

The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite storyteller.5/5(1).

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 schools.

Inthe O. Henry Awards, an annual anthology of short stories, was established in his honor. Porter died on June 5, /5(4). The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite storyteller/5(K).

The more than stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite : Hardcover.

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Before he trailed off into the wilds of Mexico, never to be heard from again.The Best Short Stories of O. Henry - Ebook written by O. Henry. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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