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The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories (Books of Wonder) [Hardcover]

By O. Henry (Author)
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Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.42" Width: 6.96" Height: 0.89"
Weight:   1.37 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 30, 1997
Publisher   William Morrow & Co
Age  8-12
ISBN  0688145817  
EAN  9780688145811  
UPC  046594024954  

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Item Description...
In the beloved title story of this handsome collection, a man and woman each long to bring home just the right gift for the other. But with so little money, how can there be hope? The poignant twists and heartwarming conclusion of this perfect plum of a story help explain the lasting appeal of this most American of authors. Writing under the famous pseudonym O. Henry, Willliam Sydney Porter breathed life into characters, creating moments that touch readers with their sensitivity and humanity. He portrayed lovelorn cowboys and headstrong urbanites with the same authentic touch, using sympathy, irony, and the wit for which he is justly famous. This illustrated volume contains O. Henry's finest work, including the hilarious "Ransom of Red Chief," in which a small boy tortures his kidnappers until the criminals are reduced to begging his parents to take him back. Michael Dooling's fifteen lush color plates capture the heart of each story with a blend of realism, sentiment, and humor. Longtime admirers of O. Henry, as well as those who have yet to experience the pleasure of reading this master of the short story, will be enchanted by this wonderful collection.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! O. Henry (18621910) is the penname of William Sydney Porter. Among his best-known works are The Cop and the Anthem, After Twenty Years, and Compliments of the Season. Today, the O. Henry Award, for outstanding short stories, is named after him.


Henry O lived in Austin. Henry O was born in 1862 and died in 1910.

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All the original style of O. Henry with lovely illustrations  Oct 18, 2002
Although the original feel of O. Henry stories is maintained in this book (the dialogue, the solid values and homespun wisdom), the illustratons in this book really make it a stand-out. They are full of warmth, rich colors and just a delight in and of themselves, perfectly complimenting the text. There are no shortage of O. Henry collections out there, but this has to be one of the best ,especially for teen to young adult readers.
Wow, Who Knew???!!!  Jun 9, 2002
Honestly, I wasn't really too enthused when I found out that my 7th grade reading comprehension class would be reading this book. My thoughts? O'Henry. Classics. Ugh.
I ended up loving each and every story included in this book. You have to get into these stories, but the surprising endings are really something to look forward to. Some stories move you, some put a smile on your face, and some just make you go "ooooooooooooooooooooh" if you get it. This book is definitely worth your time, no matter how little of it you have:)!
Classic stories, each with a twist...lovely illustrations!  Aug 25, 1999
A collection of timeless stories with unforgettable characters. They depict people who could live in any era with the weaknesses and strengths of "everyman." And of course, always with the "O'Henry twist." The illustrations are so real you think they are actual people.

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