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The Best Short Stories of O. Henry

The Best Short Stories of O. Henry

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Written by O. HenryAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by O. Henry
Edited by Bennett CerfAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Bennett Cerf and Van H. CartmellAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Van H. Cartmell

  • Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: March 22, 1994
  • Price: $22.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-60122-7 (0-679-60122-8)
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The more than 600 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. They are tales in his most mellow, humorous, and ironic moods. They give the full range and flavor of the man born William Sydney Porter but known throughout the world as O. Henry, one of the great masters of the short story.