O. Henry Biography
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O. Henry Biography by Charles A. Smith

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Written in English


  • BIO007000,
  • BIO,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography

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Bcl1-Ps American Literature

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Open LibraryOL9826404M
ISBN 100781268370
ISBN 109780781268370

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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 in , prior 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. O. 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 worked 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. Feb 16,  · O. Henry, American short-story writer whose tales romanticized the commonplace—in particular the life of ordinary people in New York City. 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. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline. Jan 30,  · O. Henry: A Biography of William Sydney Porter [David Stuart] on larep-immo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Traces the life of the short story writer, describing his early years, his prison sentence, his writing success5/5(1). Looking for books by O. Henry? See all books authored by O. Henry, including The Gift of the Magi, and The Best Short Stories of O. Henry, and more on larep-immo.com O. Henry was an American writer whose short stories are known for wit, wordplay and clever twist endings. 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 .

O. 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 larep-immo.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 in , O. 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.