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Heart of the West

Heart of the West (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Henry, O.

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A collection of 19 short stories from the West. Several of the funniest and best stories by O. Henry appear in this book, which is made up of about twenty-five of his inimitable tales of Western life and types which have appeared at intervals in the magazines. These stories are t...he best of their kind since Bret Harte. William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 - June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, and his surprise endings, was an American short story writer. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He changed the spelling of his middle name to Sydney in 1898. HEARTS AND CROSSES (excerpt) Baldy Woods reached for the bottle, and got it. Whenever Baldy went for anything he usually-but this is not Baldy's story. He poured out a third drink that was larger by a finger than the first and second. Baldy was in consultation; and the consultee is worthy of his hire. I'd be king if I was you, said Baldy, so positively that his holster creaked and his spurs rattled...
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ISBN 9781387152964
Released NZ 8 Aug 2017
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781387152964
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Lulu.com
Released 8 Aug 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Henry, O.
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 196
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 11mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 295g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade