The Very Best of O. Henry

The Very Best of O. Henry

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The Very Best of O. Henry by O. Henry, Peter Berkrot


O. Henry, the pseudonym of the American writer William Sydney Porter (1862–1910), is best known for writing stories full of wit, wordplay, and warm characterizations, and particularly for their clever twist endings. This volume contains twenty of O. Henry's best and best-loved stories. They are marked by coincidence and surprise endings as well as the compassion and high humor that have made O. Henry's stories popular for the last century.

The stories contained in this unique collection are ""Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking,"" ""The Gift of the Magi,"" ""The Cop and the Anthem,"" ""One Dollar's Worth,"" ""A Retrieved Reformation,"" ""The Last of the Troubadours,"" ""The Caballero's Way,"" ""Last Leaf,"" ""The Furnished Room,"" ""Cupid's Exile Number Two,"" ""The Lotus and the Bottle,"" ""The Trimmed Lamp,"" ""Springtime à la Carte,"" ""The Sleuths,"" ""Out of Nazareth,"" ""Memoirs of a Yellow Dog,"" ""The Making of a New Yorker,"" ""Law and Order,"" ""Hearts and Hands,"" and ""The Ransom of Red Chief.""

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452630663
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date: 12/27/2010
Edition description: Library - Unabridged CD
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

O. Henry, the pseudonym of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), was a prolific American short story writer who published over six hundred stories and ten collections, including Cabbages and Kings, The Four Million, Whirligigs, and The Heart of the West.

A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot's career spans four decades, and his voice can be heard on television, radio, video games, and documentaries. He has been nominated for an Audie Award and has received a number of AudioFile Earphones Awards and starred reviews.

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