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The four million by O. Henry

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Published by Doubleday, Page in Garden City .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby O. Henry [pseud.]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.P835 F3
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24197840M
OCLC/WorldCa3107411

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This anthology contains 21 tales set in New York City at the dawn of the twentieth century, plus the bonus of 4 tales set in the exotic tropics of a fictitious banana republic. O. Henry focuses his curious literary microscope on the diverse lives of various residents of this famous metropolis/5(7). The Four Million is the second collection of short stories by O Henry that was published in The title refers to the population of New York City at that time and is where all the stories are based. I like such random links. The common thread that runs through most if not all the stories in the collection is the soullessness of the big city/5.   The four million out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews. A great collection of short stories from the master of the shorty story, O. Henry/5(4). The Four Million on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Four Million/5(8).

The book of short stories of humor and graft and people and capitalism and loneliness. If you don’t know O. Henry, take tone; you’ll be glad you did. Four Million marks out there 4/5. The Four Mill words, approx. pages TOBIN’S PALM Tobin and me, the two of us, went down to Coney one day, for there was four dollars between us, and Tobin had need of distractions.  For there was Katie Mahorner, his sweethear. "Memoirs of a Yellow Dog" The Four Million A dog despises the masters coddling treatment. "The Love-Philtre of Ikey Schoenstein" A pharmacist conspires to diminish the capacity of a rival suitor. Search millions of books at BAM. Browse bestsellers, new releases and the most talked about books. Pre-order titles at great prices from your favorite authors.

The Four Million is the second book written by O. Henry while he served time for embezzlement in a penitentiary in Ohio. The book is a series of short stories which take place in New York City in the early years of the 20th century and are representative of the surprise endings that popularized O. Henry’s work. This collection is titled "The Four Million" - referring to the poor, working and middle class of New York, and it is they who O. Henry writes about mainly in this volume. This is in contrast to the famous Four Hundred ultra wealthy families who ruled New York and were the 1% of their by: 9. The Four Million is the second book written by O. Henry while he served time for embezzlement in a penitentiary in Ohio. The book is a series of short stories which take place in New York City in the early years of the 20th century and are representative of the surprise endings that popularized O. Henrys work.   The Four Million by O. Henry; 42 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Fiction, Classic Literature, Manners and customs; Places: New.