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The Voice of the City. Further Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub

The Voice of the City. Further Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
The Voice of the City. Further Stories of the Four Million - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media
O. Henry is most widely recognized for his stories dry wit, plot twists and surprise ending. But another major element in his fiction is his love of the American urban environment, as well as a keen appreciation of the rapid diversification that occurred in many cities in the early twentieth century. In The Voice of the City, O. Henry uses excellently written short stories and high vocabulary to convey a sense on New York. This collection brings together an array of tales about humble people trying to survive in a major metropolis. The author has created a myriad of heroes and heroines to serve as guides to this large city. It is full of some funny, some far reaching, and some heartwarming stories of life that make you smile.
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