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The Four Million was published in It takes inspiration from the then population of New York, and serves up slices of the Big Apple, frequently humorous. The promise of a new century energizes everyone from Eastside tenement dwellers to the denizens of Fifth Avenue/5(8).
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 day/5(40). 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.
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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
The Four Million. New York: McClure, Phillips, Octavo, original gilt-stamped red cloth. First edition, first state, of O. Henry’s second published book, in bright gilt-stamped original cloth.
The Four Million Contents: Tobin's palm -- The gift of the magi -- A cosmopolite in a café -- Between rounds -- The skylight room -- A service of love -- The coming-out of Maggie -- Man about town -- The cop and the anthem -- An adjustment of nature -- Memoirs of a yellow dog -- The love-philtre of Ikey Schoenstein -- Mammon and the archer Cited by: 9.
The four million. Takes inspiration from the then population of New York, and serves up slices of the Big Apple, frequently humorous. The promise of a new century energizes everyone from Eastside tenement dwellers to the denizens of Fifth Avenue.
(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Known as the American Guy de Maupassant, O. Henry wrote stories that were witty, mischievous and impish in tone. The Four Million is his second collection and contains twenty-five stories, including his most famous one, The Gift of the Magi.3/5(1).
William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) was the most popular short story writer of his time. His stories typically revolved around two of his favorite themes, the situation of the impostor and fate as the one unavoidable reality of life. Another device he used was the surprise ending, usually coming about through coincidence.
He was the founder of the humorous weekly The Rolling Stone.5/5(1). Four Million by O Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Year Published: Language: English Country of Origin: United States of America Source: O.
Henry, The Four Million (Doubleday, Page & Company; New York: THE FOUR MILLIONThe Four Million, a collection of twenty-five short stories by O. Henry (William Sydney Porter, –), appeared in to largely laudatory reviews in the Atlantic Monthly, the Critic, the New York Times, and the Independent, among other publications.
It contains three of O. Source for information on The Four Million: American History Through Literature The Four Million Contents: Tobin's Palm -- The Gift of the Magi -- A Cosmopolite in a Cafe -- Between Rounds -- The Skylight Room -- A Service of Love -- The Coming-Out of Maggie -- Man About Town -- The Cop and the Anthem -- An Adjustment of Nature -- Memoirs of a Yellow Dog -- The Love-Philtre of Ikey Schoenstein -- Mammon and the Archer.
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