ALL-AMERICAN STORIES Author:O HENRY From the dusty roads of the Old West to the paved streets of Broadway, few writers could capture the humor and humanity of American life like O. Henry. With wry wit, Henry told stories of the everyman, struggling with the demands and the drudgery of daily life. Famous for their ironic, often gently sarcastic, endings, the stories collected here ... more »are a warm, funny glimpse into affairs of the American heart.
?An Afternoon Miracle?
In a small Texas border town, it?s up to a measly band of Texas Rangers to stop the rampage of a legendary outlaw. Everything goes well, until the leader of the Rangers finds himself face to face with a beautiful woman.
?The Song and the Sergeant?
A story of a band of hammy actors, causing an uproar in a posh restaurant, and finally settled by a gruff police sergeant. When the sergeant discovers that the problem stems from the unrequited love of Mr. Delmars for the lovely Miss Carroll, he decides to take matters into his own hands and solve the problem once and for all.« less