Sixes and Sevens

Sixes and Sevens

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From America&́#x80;™s favorite storyteller: A rich selection of twenty-five tales by the author of &́#x80;œThe Gift of the Magi.&́#x80; Writing under the pseudonym O. Henry, William Sydney Porter was an incredibly prolific and popular master of the short story in the early twentieth century. His stories are known for being witty, playful, full of plot twists, and marked by surprise endings. The author had a special fondness for New York City and a deep interest and appreciation for the ordinary folk who populate his timeless tales. First published in 1911, his eleventh collection features such classics as &́#x80;œThe Duplicity of the Hargraves,&́#x80; about a destitute Confederate major and his spinster daughter in Washington, DC, and their encounter with a vaudeville actor; as well as &́#x80;œMakes the Whole World Kin,&́#x80; about a thief and a sick old man who form a surprising bond. Once entered, O. Henry&́#x80;™s world becomes an unforgettable destination, and over a century later, readers continue to return&́#x80;”again and againches Sixes and Sevens includes &́#x80;œThe Duplicity of Hargraves,&́#x80; &́#x80;œMakes the Whole World Kin,&́#x80; &́#x80;œThe Last of the Troubadours,&́#x80; &́#x80;œWitches&́#x80;™ Loaves,&́#x80; &́#x80;œThe Adventures of Shamrock Jolnes,&́#x80; &́#x80;œA Ghost of a Chance,&́#x80; &́#x80;œNew York by Camp Fire Light,&́#x80; &́#x80;œUlysses and the Dogman,&́#x80; and more. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Open Road Media,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781504047371
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (380 pages)
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