O. Henry

O. Henry

A Life in Stories

Streaming Video - 2011
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William Sydney Porter in his colorful lifetime became a licensed pharmacist. He would also become a bank teller, a bookkeeper, a clerk, an illustrator, a draftsman in the General Land Office, a newspaperman, an editor, a reporter, a columnist, and a cartoonist. He also learned to break a stubborn bronco, lasso cattle, and shear sheep, and he could rope and ride and shoot a gun. "Will," as his family and neighbors called him, was also a writer. In a lifetime often marred by tragic events, he became a voice for the ordinary people, writing hundreds of stories that brought him great renown. We have come to know him by his pen name as simply O. Henry.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2001.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Life in Stories


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