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Four Million, The (Version 2)

By Henry, O.

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Reproduction Date: 2012

Title: Four Million, The (Version 2)  
Author: Henry, O.
Language: English
Subject: Fiction
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Henry, B. O. (1906). Four Million, The (Version 2). Retrieved from

The man with the surprise endings: that was O. Henry's trademark. This is the second published collection of short stories by O. Henry originally released in 1906. There are twenty five stories of various lengths including several of his best known works such as The Gift of the Magi and The Cop and the Anthem. The book's title refers to the then population of New York City where many of the stories are set. Some society snobs has the opinion that there were only 'Four Hundred' people in New York City who were really worth noticing. But O. Henry felt that every person in New York was worth noticing and had their own story which is explains the title of this collection little stories of the 'Four Million.' To O. Henry, everyone in New York counted. And everyone had a story.

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