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The complete works of O. Henry / foreword by Harry Hansen.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0385009615
  • ISBN: 9780385009614
  • Physical Description: 2 volumes in 1 (xvi, 1692 pages) : portrait ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1953.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Book 1: The four million: Tobin's palm -- The gift of the Magi -- A cosmospolite in a cafe -- Between rounds -- The skylight room -- A service of love -- The coming-out of the Magi -- 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 carte -- 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.
Book 2: Heart of the West: Hearts and crosses -- The ransom of Mack -- Telemachus, friend -- The handbook of Hymen -- The Pimienta pancakes -- Seats of the haughty -- Hygeia at the Solito -- An afternoon miracle -- The higher abdication -- Cupid l̉a carte -- The caballero's way -- The sphinx apple -- The missing chord -- A call loan -- The princess and the puma -- The Indian summer of Dry Valley Johnson -- Christmas by injunction -- A chaparral prince -- The reformation of Calliope.
Book 3: The gentle grafter: The octopus marooned--Jeff Peters as a personal magnet--Modern rural sports--The chair of philanthromathematics--The hand that riles the world--The exact science of matrimony--A midsummer masquerade--Shearing the wolf--Innocents of Broadway--Conscience in art--The man higher-up.--A tempered wind--Hostages to Momus--The ethics of pig.
Book 4: Roads of destiny: Roads of destiny -- The guardian of the accolade -- The discounters of money -- The enchanted profile -- "Next to reading matter" -- Art and the bronco -- Phoebe -- A double-dyed deceiver -- The passing of Black Eagle -- A retrieved reformation -- Cherchez la Femme -- Friends in San Rosario -- The fourth in Salvador -- The emancipation of Billy -- The enchanted kiss -- A departmental case -- The renaissance at Charleroi -- On behalf of the management -- Whistling Dick's Christmas stocking -- The halberdier of the Little Rheinschloss -- Two renegades -- The lonesome road.
Book 5: Cabbages and kings: Fox-in-the-morning -- The lotus and the bottle -- Smith -- Caught -- Cupid's exile number two -- The phonograph and the graph -- Money maze -- The admiral -- The flag paramount -- The shamrock and the palm -- The remnants of the code -- Shoes -- Ships -- Masters of arts -- Dicky -- Rouge et noir -- Two recalls -- The vitagraphoscope.
Book 6: Options: The rose of Dixie -- The third ingredient -- The hiding of Black Bill -- Schools and schools -- Thimble, thimble -- Supply and demand -- Buried treasure -- To him who waits -- He also serves -- The moment of victory -- The head-hunter -- No story -- The higher pragmatism -- Best-seller -- Rus in Urbe -- A poor rule.
Book 7: Sixes and sevens: The last of the troubadours -- The sleuths -- Witches' loaves -- The pride of the cities -- Holding up a train -- Ulysses and the dogman -- The champion of the weather -- Makes the whole world kin -- At arms with Morpheus -- the ghost of a chance -- Jimmie Hayes and Muriel -- The door of unrest -- The duplicity of Hargraves -- Let me feel your pulse -- October and June -- The church with an overshot wheel -- New York by campfire light -- The adventures of Shamrock Jolnes -- The lady higher up -- The greater Coney -- Law and order -- Transformation of Martin Burney -- The caliph and the cad -- The diamond of Kali -- The day we celebrate.
Book 8: Rolling stones: The dream -- A ruler of men -- The atavism of John Tom Little Bear -- Helping the other fellow -- The marionettes -- The marquis and Miss Sally -- A fog in Santone -- The friendly call -- A dinner at ----* -- Sound and fury -- Tictocq -- Tracked to doom -- A snapshot at the President -- An unfinished Christmas story -- The unprofitable servant -- Aristocracy versus hash -- The prisoner of Zembla -- A strange story -- Fickle fortune, or, How Gladys hustled -- An apology -- Lord Oakhurst's curse -- Bexar script no. 2692 -- Queries and answers.
Book 9: Poems: -- The pewee -- Nothing to say -- The murderer -- Some postscripts -- Two portraits -- A contribution -- The old farm -- Vanity -- The lullaby boy -- Chanson de Bohm̊e -- Hard to forget -- Drop a tear in this slot -- Tamales -- Some letters -- An early parable -- The story of "Holding up a train."
Book 10: Whirligigs: The world and the door -- The theory and the hound -- The hypotheses of failure -- Calloway's code -- A matter of mean elevation -- "Girl" -- Sociology in serge and straw -- The ransom of Red Chief -- The marry month of May -- A technical error -- Suite homes and their romance -- The whirligig of life -- A sacrifice hit -- The roads we take -- A blackjack bargainer -- The song and the sergeant -- One dollar's worth -- A newspaper story -- Tommy's burglar -- A chaparral Christmas gift -- A little local colour -- Georgia's ruling -- Blind man's holiday -- Madame Bo-Peep, of the ranches.
Book 11: The voice of the city: The voice of the city -- The complete life of John Hopkins -- A lickpenny lover -- Dougherty's eye-opener -- "Little speck in garnered fruit" -- The harbinger -- While the auto waits -- A comedy in rubber -- One thousand dollars -- The defeat of the city -- The shocks of doom -- The Plutonian fire -- Nemesis and the candy man -- Squaring the circle -- Roses, ruses and romance -- The city of dreadful night -- The Easter of the soul -- The fool-killer -- Transients in Arcadia -- The rathskeller and the rose -- The clarion call -- Extradited from Bohemia -- A Philistine in Bohemia -- From each according to his ability -- The memento.
Book 12: The trimmed lamp: The trimmed lamp -- A Madison Square Arabian night -- The rubaiyat of a Scotch highball -- The pendulum -- Two Thanksgiving Day gentlemen -- The assessor of success -- The buyer from Cactus City -- The badge of Policeman O'Roon -- Brickdust Row -- The making of a New Yorker -- Vanity and some sables -- The social triangle -- The purple dress -- The foreign policy of Company 90 -- The lost blend -- A Harlem Tragedy -- "The guilty party"; an East Side tragedy -- According to their lights -- A Midsummer Knight's dream -- The last leaf -- The Count and the wedding guest -- The country of Elusion -- The ferry of unfulfilment -- The tale of a tainted tenner -- Elsie in New York.
Book 13: Strictly business: Strictly business --The gold that glittered -- Babes in the jungle -- The day resurgent -- The fifth wheel -- The poet and the peasant -- The robe of peace -- The girl and the graft -- The call of the tame -- The unknown quantity -- The thing's the play -- A ramble in Aphasia -- A municipal report -- Psyche and the pskyscraper -- A bird of Bagdad -- Compliments of the season -- A night in new Arabia -- The girl and the habit -- Proof of the pudding -- Past one at Rooney's -- The venturers -- The duel -- "What you want."
Book 14: Waifs and strays: The red roses of Tonia -- Round the circle -- The rubber plant's story -- Out of Nazareth -- Confessions of a humourist -- The sparrows in Madison Square -- Hearts and hands -- The cactus -- The detective detector -- The dog and the playlet -- A little talk about mobs -- The snow man.
Summary, etc.: 286 stories and poems in a new one-volume edition.
Subject: United States > Social life and customs > Fiction.

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