O. Henry: A Life in Stories (2001)

Genres - Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 25 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

William Sydney Porter became one of America's most beloved writers under his pen name of O. Henry. The master of the short story captured the fabric and feel of American life in his poignant vignettes. This documentary is part of a three-volume series that celebrates the writer's life and works. This episode traces the course of the author's life, and how William Sydney Porter was transformed into O. Henry.

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America, short-stories, writing