four million stories by O. Henry

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Statementby O. Henry.
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Pagination168 p. ;
Number of Pages168
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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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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   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).

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The setting is New York City in the first decade of the 's (the Four Million in the subtitle is a reference to the population of the city at that time as well as to the title of an earlier.

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