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10084
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Greensboro-born William Sydney Porter, more commonly known as writer O. Henry, led a romantic life and created a wide body of work decidedly worth revisiting as his popularity seems to sustain the test of time. Considered the father of the American short story, he wrote of love and romance, often in a jocular or sentimental vein. Readers are often as interested in O. Henry's life story as they are his work.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 1, June 1971, p19-20, por
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12724
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O. Henry, author of literary works such as, CABBAGES AND KINGS, THE FOUR MILLION, and THE HEART OF THE WEST, is buried in Asheville's Riverside Cemetery. The inscription on his tombstone lists the interred as William Sydney Porter 1862-1910, the name a mystery to those searching for the famous author under his pen-name. O. Henry was born in Greensboro.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 12, Nov 1961, p22, por
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14402
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Greensboro opened a memorial room in honor of two men who became famous through names other than their own. To honor the 85th birthday of America's short story classicist, William Sidney Henry, O. Henry, the Greensboro Historical Society arranged the memorial in the atmosphere of Dr. Porter's Drug Store, coincidentally where Lunsford Richardson was the creative genius behind the trade name Vicks.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 15, Sept 1947, p10, f
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15360
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Shirley Worth Porter, brother of author William Sidney Porter, who writes under the name O. Henry, reminiscences about his famous brother.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 26, Nov 1934, p1, 25, por
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15519
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Henderson continues her interview with Sara Coleman Porter, the widow of the famous short story writer, O. Henry. Mrs. Porter recounts her first meeting with O. Henry, their courtship, marriage, and brief time together before he became ill and died.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 37, Feb 1935, p8
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15512
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Sara Coleman Porter, who is a well-known writer in her own right, is the widow of O. Henry. She lives near Asheville. In this Henderson interview, she talks about her writing and that of O. Henry's.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 35, Jan 1935, p3, il
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15515
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Henderson continues her interview with Sara Coleman Porter, the widow of the famous short story writer, O. Henry. In this section, Mrs. Porter discusses her association with O. Henry.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 36, Feb 1935, p5
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24585
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William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), also known as O. Henry, was a short-story writer who lived in Asheville, North Carolina for a time. In the second part of a two-part story, the author discusses his friendship with O. Henry and the man’s accomplishments in life.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 12, November 1971, p17-18, por
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24580
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William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), also known as O. Henry, was a short-story writer who lived in Asheville, North Carolina for a time. In the first part of a two-part story, the author discusses his friendship with O. Henry and the man’s accomplishments in life.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 11, November 1971, p9-13, 30, il, por
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Record #:
32986
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The author calls to your attention some of the literary geniuses of North Carolina whose works attained national and international recognition. The list include such names as Thomas Wolfe, James Boyd and Thomas Dixon.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 52, May 1944, p6, 25
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