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The Four Million [NOOK Book]

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O. Henry was the pseudonym for William Sydney Porter, master of the short story. His empathy ran deep and he wrote in the language of the man in the street.

THE FOUR MILLION was published in 1906. It 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.

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Overview

O. Henry was the pseudonym for William Sydney Porter, master of the short story. His empathy ran deep and he wrote in the language of the man in the street.

THE FOUR MILLION was published in 1906. It 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781304470102
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 9/23/2013
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 607 KB

Meet the Author

O. Henry (1862–1910) was born William Sydney Porter. In his honor, The O. Henry Award is given annually to outstanding short stories of the year. A prolific short story writer, he is admired for his playful tone, and celebrated for his surprise “twist” endings. Among his works are Cabbages and Kings, and Sixes and Sevens.

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Table of Contents

Tobin's Palm -- The Gift of the Magi -- A Cosmopolite in a Cafe -- Between Rounds -- The Skylight Room -- A Service of Love -- The Coming-Out of Maggie -- Man About Town -- The Cop and the Anthem -- An Adjustment of Nature -- Memoirs of a Yellow Dog -- The Love-Philtre of Ikey Schoenstein -- Mammon and the Archer -- Springtime a la Cart -- The Green Door -- From the Cabby's Seat -- An Unfinished Story -- The Caliph, Cupid and the Clock -- Sisters of the Golden Circle -- The Romance of a Busy Broker -- After Twenty Years -- Lost on Dress Parade -- By Courier -- The Furnished Room -- The Brief Debut of Tildy.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2012

    A great collection of short stories from the master of the short

    A great collection of short stories from the master of the shorty story, O. Henry.

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