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O. Henry

(1862—1910) American short-story writer


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(1862–1910),

American short‐story writer. He had a chequered early career, which included a term in prison for embezzlement (1896). He began to write short stories in prison, and published the first of his many collections, Cabbages and Kings, in 1904.

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