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Selected stories / O. Henry ; edited and with an introduction by Guy Davenport.

Henry, O., 1862-1910 (Author). Davenport, Guy. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library PS 2649 .P5 A6 1993 30775305499379 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0140186883
  • ISBN: 9780140186888
  • Physical Description: xx, 521 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, c1993.

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Formatted Contents Note:
The coming out of Maggie -- A service of love -- Between rounds -- An unfinished story -- After twenty years -- By courier -- The pendulum -- The buyer from Cactus City -- Brickdust Row -- The foreign policy of Company 99 -- The count and the wedding guest -- The country of elusion -- The ransom of Mack -- The higher abdication -- A call loan -- The princess and the puma -- The Indian summer of Dry Valley Johnson -- The reformation of calliope.
The complete life of John Hopkins -- Dougherty's eye opener -- While the auto waits -- The defeat of the city -- The Plutonian fire -- Squaring the circle -- The fool killer -- Transients in Arcadia -- Extradited from Bohemia -- From each according to his ability -- The memento -- Jeff Peters as a personal magnet -- Modern rural sports -- The man higher up -- Hostages to Momus -- The guardian of the accolade -- Phoebe -- A double dyed deceiver -- A retrieved reformation -- Friends in San Rosario -- The emancipation of Billy -- A departmental case -- The renaissance at Charleroi -- Two renegades.
"The Rose of Dixie" -- Schools and schools -- Thimble, thimble -- The moment of victory -- No story -- The gold that glittered -- The day resurgent -- The thing's the play -- A municipal report -- Proof of the pudding -- The venturers -- The theory and the hound -- The ransom of Red Chief -- The whirligig of life -- The roads we take -- A blackjack bargainer -- One dollar's worth -- Madame Bo Peep, of the ranches -- Witches' loaves -- The duplicity of Hargraves -- October and June -- The church with an overshot wheel -- The atavism of John Tom Little Bear -- The marquis and Miss Sally -- Out of Nazareth -- Hearts and hands.
Summary, etc.:
Presents a collection of short stories, including selections from "The Four Million," "Roads of Destiny," and "Strictly Business."
Subject: United States > Social life and customs > Fiction.

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