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    • The Gift of the Magi

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Cindy Hardin Killavey
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    O. Henry wrote many stories, but this, the story of two "ultimate gifts", is his most famous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well

    • By Empowerment on 12-19-08

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Holiday Classics by O. Henry

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren, Oliver Wyman, Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 252
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    When it comes to the holidays, no story captures the true spirit of giving like O. Henry’s classic "The Gift of the Magi". And in celebration of the season, Audie Award® winners Katherine Kellgren, Oliver Wyman, and Jonathan Davis bring to life this timeless Christmas tale, plus two more of O. Henry’s holiday gems: "The Cop and the Anthem" and "The Last Leaf".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three well-narrated classic tales

    • By Jim Hall on 12-22-13

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Gift of the Magi and The Last Leaf

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    A poor young couple demonstrates the meaning of love and self-sacrifice in the Christmas Classic, "The Gift of the Magi". Also included is "The Last Leaf". This tale follows a young woman artist who is stricken with pneumonia. She watches the leafy vine opposite her window with hollow eyes, and she determines to stay alive until the last leaf falls. O. Henry, always a master with the surprise ending, delivers two fine tales of his beloved New York City.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not what you think it is.

    • By Martha on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $0.69

    • A Classic Tales Christmas

    • By: O. Henry, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88

    All of your favorite Christmas stories in one fantastic collection. From heartfelt stories such as O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" to tales of mystery from G. K. Chesterton and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Here is a treasure trove of tales from some of the best writers in the world, narrated by the voice of the Classic Tales: B.J. Harrison. Each story is presented unabridged.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Like a Christmas Stocking

    • By A User on 12-05-12

    Regular price: $11.19

    • Five Beloved Stories by O. Henry

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    O. Henry wrote over 600 short stories. We have chosen five that seem outstanding examples of the short story art form. Stories like "The Gift of the Magi;" "The Cop and the Anthem;" "Man about Town;" "A Cosmopolite in a Cafe" and "Mammon and the Archer."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad for $.69

    • By Anonymous User on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Gift of the Magi

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Sandy J. Hotchkiss, Lissa Lia, K. Anderson Yancy
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    One of the greatest love stories ever! A couple struggling to make ends meet finds themselves with nothing with which to buy the other a Christmas gift. Through extreme personal sacrifice, they manage to give one another the best gift they - or anyone - could ever receive.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Gift of the Magi

    • By AnnieS on 12-10-15

    Regular price: $2.58

    • The World's Best Classic Short Stories

    • By: O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful group of short stories

    • By Ken Larsen on 02-04-15

    Regular price: $54.54

    • The Great American Short Story Collection

    • 40 Outstanding Tales by American Writers
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    A thoroughly engaging collection of great classic tales by the very best American authors. 1. 'From Beyond' by H. P. Lovecraft 2. 'The Mysterious Card and the Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett 3. 'Pigs Is Pigs' by Ellis Parker Butler 4. 'The Club of One-Eyed Men' by Arthur Somers Roche 5. 'Afterward' by Edith Wharton 6. 'The Furnished Room' by O. Henry 7. 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe 8. 'Regret' by Kate Chopin 9. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft 10. 'The Dumb Man' by Sherwood Anderson

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying voice

    • By Victoria on 08-24-15

    Regular price: $92.96

    • O. Henry: Complete Short Stories Collection

    • By: O. Henry, William Sydney Porter
    • Narrated by: Bob Thomley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    O. Henry's short stories are well known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and clever twist endings. This collection includes "The Last Leaf", "The Love Philter of Ikey Schoenstein", "The Caliph", "Cupid and the Clock", "The Brief Debut of Tildy", "The Higher Abdication", "The Ransom of Red Chief", "One Dollar’s Worth", "Cupid a la Carte", "Girl", "Springtime a la Carte", "The Ethics of Pig", "The Social Triangle", "Witches Loaves", "The Romace of the Buys Broker", and more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mis-named: This is not a complete collection

    • By Loren on 03-20-13

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Ransom of Red Chief

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    In the first tale, we follow two workmen on an intriguing journey to Coney Island, where the heartsick and disgruntled Tobin has his palm read. Who knew that palmistry could be so unpredictable? Secondly, a tale of kidnapping gone awry. A little boy, self proclaimed "Red Chief", is taken from his home, and has so much fun he never wants to go back, much to the chagrin of the kidnappers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Two O. Henry stories

    • By Jim Hall on 12-22-13

    Regular price: $0.83

    • Classic American Short Stories

    • And More Classic American Short Stories
    • By: O. Henry, Stephen Crane, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Narrated by: William Roberts, Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Represented here are 16 short stories by seven great American writers, dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they nevertheless caught the mood and concerns of the day in a way that was distinctly American.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great way to pass the time!

    • By Casey J. Lee on 01-30-18

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Ransom of Red Chief

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Bryan Nyman
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Petty criminals Bill and Sam decide to kidnap 10-year-old Johnny for ransom money from his wealthy father. The plan turns on its head, however, when Johnny “Red Chief” Dorset decides he likes his captors better than his father.  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Important to know

    • By FCNelson on 08-31-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Gift of the Magi (Dramatized)

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: St. Charles Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Based on O. Henry's endearing tale. Once three wise men came bearing gifts. Now a light dust of snow quiets the city streets. Christmas was upon a young couple whose sharing of lives together had just begun. A gift was needed and only a dollar and eighty-seven cents had been saved. Can the joy, the dreams, the hope for the future, the burning flame of love, be adequately expressed with only a dollar and eighty-seven cents?

    Regular price: $11.87

    • Classic American Short Stories, Volume 3

    • By: Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Shirley Jackson, and others
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    No nation has ever achieved the literary diversity of America. From nativist humor to immigrant triumph, Americans have recorded their visions and hopes better than anyone

    Regular price: $16.80

    • The Gift of the Magi

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    O. Henry was a prolific American short-story writer - a masterof surprise endings - who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New YorkCity. In "The Gift of the Magi," one of his best-known works, a young coupleat Christmas time who, despite having little money, buy secret gifts for eachother. A moral lesson on the importance of love and sacrifice, "The Gift of theMagi" has been adapted to film more than a dozen times throughout the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • beautiful and sad at the same time

    • By WENDI on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $1.37

    • New Yorkers: Short Stories

    • Oxford Bookworms Library
    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Judy Bennett, James Goode
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A housewife, a tramp, a lawyer, a waitress, an actress – ordinary people living ordinary lives in New York at the beginning of this century. The city has changed greatly since that time, but its people are much the same. Some are rich, some are poor, some are happy, some are sad, some have found love, some are looking for love.O. Henry’s famous short stories – sensitive, funny, sympathetic – give us vivid pictures of the everyday lives of these New Yorkers.

    Regular price: $5.04

    • The World of O. Henry

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Entertaining, sly, or poignant, the stories of O. Henry were - and remain - enormously popular. This collection, read by Frank Muller, contains the stories "The Gift of the Magi," "The Skylight Room," "The Cop and the Anthem," "The Last Leaf," "The Pimienta Pancakes," "The Furnished Room," "Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking," "The Sleuths," "The Passing of Black Eagle," "Memoirs of a Yellow Dog," and more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Abysmal quality, superb literature

    • By Manasi on 02-11-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Gift of the Magi

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Jane Alexander
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Set in New York at the turn of the century, the story centers on a young couple that sacrifices their dearest possessions to buy each other Christmas gifts.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A classic story, less than fabulous narrator

    • By Lisa on 05-02-09

    Regular price: $2.60

    • The Best of O. Henry

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Michael Hanson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The best of O. Henry's stories: "The Gift of the Magi", "The Voice of the City", "The Ransom of Red Chief", and more.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Ingenious Tales by Artful Writers

    • By: Hugh Walpole, Anton Chekhov, Barry Pain, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 23 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    bibliophile's collection of wide ranging and masterful short stories, embracing both the subtle and the macabre, the whimsical and the downright frightful. Fifty captivating short stories which will keep listeners glued to their headsets.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good stories mediocre narration

    • By Harsh Pareek on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $109.09

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