Released on 2013-03-01Categories Fiction

The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

Author: O. Henry

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 1482670194

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

View: 687

In the beloved title story of this handsome collection, a man and woman each long to bring home just the right gift for the other. But with so little money, how can there be hope? The poignant twists and heartwarming conclusion of this perfect plum of a story help explain the lasting appeal of this most American of authors. Writing under the famous pseudonym 0. Henry, William Sydney Porter breathed life into characters, creating moments that touch readers with their sensitivity and humanity. He portrayed lovelorn cowboys and headstrong urbanites with the same authentic touch, using sympathy, irony, and the wit for which he is justly famous.
Released on 2014-10-27Categories Fiction

The Gift of the Magi and Other Christmas Stories

The Gift of the Magi and Other Christmas Stories

Author: O Henry

Publisher: Xist Publishing

ISBN: 9781623957193

Category: Fiction

Page: 67

View: 582

Four Classic Christmas Stories in One Volume! This book contains: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry The Heavenly Christmas Tree by Fyodor Dostoevsky The Story of the Other Wise Man Where Love Is, God Is by Leo Tolstoy Each story explores the true meaning of Christmas and makes an excellent family read aloud. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes
Released on 2020-12-14Categories

The Gift of the Magi & Other Christmas Stories by O. Henry

The Gift of the Magi & Other Christmas Stories by O. Henry

Author: O Henry

Publisher:

ISBN: 8027307333

Category:

Page: 32

View: 375

We are presenting this edition as a part of the selected Christmas specials and classics published for this joyful and charming holiday season, for all those who want to keep the spirit of Christmas alive with a heartwarming tale. Table of Contents: - The Gift of the Magi - Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking - Christmas by Injunction - A Chaparral Christmas Gift
Released on 2022-01-29Categories Foreign Language Study

Дары волхвов и другие рассказы / The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories

Дары волхвов и другие рассказы / The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories

Author: О. Генри

Publisher: Litres

ISBN: 9785041572921

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 80

View: 821

Книга представляет собой сборник занимательных рассказов известного американского писателя О. Генри. Психологизм и тонкое чувство юмора, присущие его рассказам, обрели миллионы поклонников по всему миру.Тексты рассказов адаптированы в учебных целях до уровня Pre-Intermediate. После каждого рассказа даётся комментарий, перевод трудных слов и выражений, а также упражения, направленные на проверку понимания текста, отработку лексики и грамматических структур, развитие устной речи.Книга адресована учащимся 7–8 классов средних школ, лицеев и гимназий.
Released on 1997-10-01Categories Juvenile Fiction

The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

Author: O. Henry

Publisher: Aladdin

ISBN: 0689817010

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 26

View: 167

One dollar and eight-seven cents is all the money Della has in the world to buy her beloved husband a Christmas present. She has nothing to sell except her only treasure—her long, beautiful brown hair. Set in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, this classic piece of American literature tells the story of a young couple and the sacrifices each must make to buy the other a gift. Beautiful, delicate watercolors by award-winning illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger add new poignancy and charm to this simple tale about the rewards of unselfish love.
Released on 2012-03-06Categories Fiction

The Encantadas and Other Stories

The Encantadas and Other Stories

Author: Herman Melville

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486115405

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 721

This collection features 14 of Melville's short stories reprinted from Harper's and Putnam's magazines, including "The Encantadas or Enchanted Isles," a dramatic story set on the Galapagos Islands, plus "The Bell-Tower," more.
Released on 2014-03-05Categories Fiction

The Duel and Other Stories

The Duel and Other Stories

Author: Anton Chekhov

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486111094

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

View: 729

Six selections from the famed Russian showcase his natural aptitude for detail, dialogue, humor, and compassion. Includes "The Darling," "The Kiss," "Anna on the Neck," the title story, and more.
Released on 2012-08-08Categories Fiction

The Secret Sharer and Other Stories

The Secret Sharer and Other Stories

Author: Joseph Conrad

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486110653

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

View: 439

Three of Conrad’s most powerful stories of the sea — "Youth: A Narrative" (1898), "Typhoon" (1902) and "The Secret Sharer" (1910) — each probing deeply, suspensefully into the mysteries of human character.