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O. Henry biography

by C. Alphonso Smith

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Published by Doubleday, Page & Company in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henry, O., 1862-1910

  • Edition Notes

    Title within double line border.

    Statementby C. Alphonso Smith ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2649.P5 Z8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 258 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6591361M
    LC Control Number16022276
    OCLC/WorldCa281055

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Henry Short Stories and Books. Indicted in for embezzling bank funds (actually a result of technical mismanagement), Porter fled to a reporting job in New Orleans, then to stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com: Sep 11, O.

Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter () was a prolific American short story writer. Initially trained as a pharmacist, Porter began his writing career as a journalist and worked on his stories on the side. After being accused of embezzling money from.

While in prison, Will Porter adopted the pen name O. Henry and began his career as a short story writer. His work was prolific but began to decline, along with his health, after O. Henry died in New York City inprior to his forty-eighth birthday. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.

Learn more at Author Central. 1 1 1 1. Previous page. $ The O. Henry Short Story Collection - Volume I Dec 18, Big Book of Christmas Novels, Tales, Legends & Carols (Illustrated Edition): + Titles in One. Henry was born William Sidney Porter on September 11,near Greensboro, North Caro-lina.

He moved to Texas in He first settled in Cotulla, where he O. Henry biography book on a ranch as a sheep herder, before making his way to Austin in There he met Athol Estes Roach, with whom he shared an affinity for singing and playing music.

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His stories expressed the effect of coincidence on character through humor, grim or ironic, and often had surprise. William Sydney Porter, more famous by his pen name O. Henry, was an American author of short stories.

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He wrote nearly stories about life in America. He was born William Sidney Porter on September 11,in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was. Henry () was born William Sydney Porter in Greenboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a physician.

When William was three, his mother died, and he was raised by his parental grandmother and paternal aunt. O Henry - O Henry Is the author of books such as The Gift Of the Magi and Other Short Stories. Oct 14,  · This book is part of the collection entitled: O. Henry Project and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries.

It has been viewed times, with 23 in the last stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by: 3. More commonly known as O. Henry, the North Carolina-born author was famous for his “O. Henry Endings” and popular short stories in the early-twentieth century.

Born in Greensboro inO. Henry’s early childhood and adolescence greatly influenced his literary style and voice. Some of his famous works include “The Gift of the Magi”, “The Ransom of Red Chief”, and “Memoirs of. Dec 09,  · The Complete Works Of O Henry by Harry Hansen. Publication date Publisher Doubleday & Company, Inc.

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DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file. Page 73 - She had been educated at home, and her knowledge of the world was derived from inference and by inspiration. Of such is the precious, small group of essayists made. While she talked to me I kept brushing my fingers, trying, unconsciously, to rid them guiltily of the absent dust from the half-calf backs of Lamb, Chaucer, Hazlitt, Marcus Aurelius, Montaigne, and Hood.

About O. Henry. Henry is the pseudonym of William Sydney Porter (–) and the name under which he published all of his work, which includes a novel and some short stories. His talent for vivid caricature, local tone, narrative agility, and compassion More about O. Henry. Henry book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Henry: A Biography by David Stuart Other editions. Want Start your review of O. Henry: A Biography of William Sydney Porter. Write a review. Jan 22, M Harris added it3/5. William Sydney Porter ( )—better known as O. Henry—is one of the world's most widely published writers. A master of the short story, he is the author of more than six hundred tales that have been translated into nearly every language.

Short Biography. William Sydney Porter (September 11, – June 5, ), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer.

Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings. Dec 13,  · Famous short-story writer O. Henry was born William Sydney Porter on Sept.

11,in Greensboro, N.C. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a physician. His mother, Mrs. Algernon Sidney Porter (Mary Virginia Swaim), died from consumption when O. Henry was just three years old, so he was raised by his paternal grandmother and his aunt.Michael Hoinski talks about the Austin, Texas, home of writer William Sydney Porter, also known as O.

Henry, and the role of Austin in Mr. Porter's writing.Nov 03,  · Short biography of O. Henry (William Sydney Porter. O. HENRY (), an American short-story writer, was born at Greensboro, N.C., on Sept. 11, His real name was William Sydney Porter, and he came from an old southern family.

Education: Until 15 years of age he attended a school directed by his maternal aunt in Greensboro, then entered his uncle’s drugstore as a clerk.