The Cop and the Anthem and Other Stories

O. Henry

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Penguin Books Ltd
1 October 2020
ISBN: 9780241447468
Paperback

From the publisher

O. Henry was a master of the short story and one of the most popular American writers of the twentieth century. This selection of tales from across his writing career ranges from New York apartments to the cattle-lands of Texas, taking in con men, clerks, hustlers, shop assistants, tramps and tricksters. They all highlight his ironic, comic eye, his gift for evoking speech and setting, and his unique approach to life's quirks of fate.

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