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Alias O. Henry

Gerald Langford

Alias O. Henry

a biography of William Sidney Porter.

by Gerald Langford

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henry, O., -- 1862-1910

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2649.P5 Z7126
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 294 p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13537665M
    LC Control Number57008270
    OCLC/WorldCa281048

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    Although "After Twenty Years" does not talk much about the West, the author's familiarity with life out on the frontier is implied throughout the story. This book shows how O. Henry was influenced by the time he spent there in his formative years. Monkkonen, Eric H., Police in Urban America, , Cambridge University Press, O Henry, O. Henry The American short-story writer William Sydney Porter (), who wrote under the pseudonym O. Henry, pioneered in picturing the lives Saki, Saki BORN: , Akyab, Burma DIED: , Beaumont-Hamel, France NATIONALITY: French GENRE: Fiction MAJOR WORKS: Reginald in Russia () The Chroni Liam Oflaherty, O'flaherty, Liam Publications Short Stories .

    Legismertebb álneve "O. Henry" lett, ami alatt először a "Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking" című története jelent meg decemberében a McClure's Magazine egyik számában. Egyik New Orleans-i barátja továbbította a történeteit a kiadóikhoz, így azok nem tudták meg, hogy az író börtönben van. E. Hudson Long, 4 books C. Alphonso Smith, 3 books Gerald Langford, 2 books O'Connor, Richard, 2 books O. Henry, 2 books Stephen Leacock, 2 books Eugene Current-García, 2 books Karen Charmaine Blansfield, 1 book David Stuart, 1 book Trueman E. O'Quinn, 1 book Peggy Caravantes, 1 book Al Jennings, 1 book Fritz Arnold Toepperwein, 1 book.


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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Henry: The Fiction (Complete and Unabridged) - The Gift of the Magi, The Ransom of Red Chief, A Retrieved Reformation, The Cop and the Anthem, The Furnished Room, and more. Henry seems to be rather forgotten these days, which I don't quite understand considering that his stories are applicable on any time and any situation - this book was difficult to Reviews: The O.

Henry Prize Stories th Anniversary Edition () (The O. Henry Prize Collection) by Laura Furman | out of 5 stars "A step by step, fact by fact biography of William Sidney Porter [which] reveals research, answers apologists and critics, and meticulously follows the career of the writer known as O.

Henry and the Excellent as a study project."-Kirkus Read more. Alias Jimmy Valentine book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the best stories ever written by O. Henry it is a feast in itself. Read to find out. The 2nd movie from the Bollywood Dhoom Franchise had an ending similar to this story.

Trivia About Alias Jimmy Valen No trivia or quizzes yet/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Langford, Gerald, Alias O. Henry. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: O Henry; Henry; O Henry.

Why legendary—unless it might be the equivocal nature of the man which has eluded most of his biographers, including his last one, Langford's more academic Alias O. Henry (). The facts are both known and unutterably sad—the grey circumstances of his life fading into the obscurity of his afterlife.

Perhaps justifiably O'Connor admits, since O. Henry was often no more than a hack, his. The American short-story writer William Sydney Porter (), who wrote under the pseudonym O.

Henry, pioneered in picturing the lives of lower-class and middle-class New Yorkers. William Sydney Porter was born in Greensboro, N.C., on Sept. 11, He attended school for a short time, then clerked in an uncle's drugstore.

At the age of 20 he went. Alias Jimmy Valentine () TrueOldFilms. Loading Unsubscribe from TrueOldFilms. A Retrieved Reformation by O.

Henry - Duration: VOA Learning Engl views. "The Cop and the Anthem" is a short story by American author O. Henry (a penname) that describes the attempts of a hobo named Soapy to get arrested, so that he can spend the winter in jail, instead.

Biography. Sir Henry Williams, alias Cromwell, was of Welsh descent, the eldest son and heir of Sir Richard Williams (c. – ) and Frances (c. /1 – c. ), daughter of Sir Thomas Murfyn. He was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge. He was highly esteemed by Queen Elizabeth I, who knighted him in He was an important enough man, with a large enough house, for the Queen Children: Oliver, Robert, Richard, Henry, Dorothy.

At the beginning of the story Jimmy Valentine is being released from jail. He was a burglar, and very good at it.

He returns to his old apartment and picks up his tools for cracking safes. He said William Sydney Porter, alias O. Henry (–), served three years in the pen because of a conviction for embezzlement, taking money from a bank in Texas where he worked as a teller.

Porter / O. Henry made friends in prison with another prisoner, a safecracker. A Retrieved Reformation - by O. Henry. A guard came to the prison shoe-shop, where Jimmy Valentine was assiduously stitching uppers, and escorted him to the front office.

There the warden handed Jimmy his pardon, which had been signed that morning by the governor. Jimmy took it in a tired kind of way. Narrated by: Erin Bennett. Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins. out of 5 stars 5, out of 5 stars 4, 4 out of 5 stars 4, It's wedding season on Nantucket.

The beautiful island is overrun with summer people - an annual source of aggravation for year-round residents. When one lavish wedding ends in disaster before it can even begin.

The mysterious stranger; or, Memoirs of Henry More Smith, alias Henry Frederick Moon, alias William Newman, who is now confined in Simsbury mines, in Connecticut, for the crime of of burglary: containing an acount of his confinement in the gaol of King's county, province of New-Brunswick, where he was under sentence of death: with a statement of his succeeding conduct before and since his.

Henry >The American short-story writer William Sydney Porter (), who wrote >under the pseudonym O. Henry, pioneered in picturing the lives of >lower-class and middle-class New Yorkers.

William Sydney Porter was born in Greensboro, N.C., on Sept. 11, Later posthumous volumes included Sixes and Sevens (), Rolling Stones (), Waifs and Strays (), O. Henryana (), and O. Henry Encore (). Sixes and Sevens contains his last complete work, "Let Me Feel Your Pulse," which is the most autobiographical.

Alias O. Henry: a biography of William Sidney Porter / by Gerald Langford Macmillan New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further.

Gerald Langford is the author of Alias ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), The Murder of Stanford White ( avg rating, 1 /5(2). Jimmy to Ralph O. Henry was the nom de plume of William Sydney Porter, who began writing through contribution to magazines and newspapers.

He started creating his characters as he worked as a draftsman for the Texas General Land Office. His writing is well known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and clever twist endings.

In "Peckham Genealogy" it says "The West Sussex Peckhams a r e the descendants of Henry, alias Edward, who, about marri e d Grace Sanbourne of Sonning in Berkshire, and other families wh o w ere associated with him as residents of that en: John Peckham, Lawrence Peckham, Thomas Peckham, Judith Peckham, Mabel Peckham.biography, Alias O.

Henry (–65). Langford’s overall assessment, however, is that Langford’s overall assessment, however, is that “although half a dozen books and hundreds of .