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Waifs and Strays

O. Henry (1862-1910)

1. 01 - The Red Roses of Tonia
2. 02 - Round The Circle
3. 03 - The Rubber Plant's Story
4. 04 - Out of Nazareth
5. 05 - Confessions of a Humorist
6. 06 - The Sparrows in Madison Square
7. 07 - Hearts and Hands
8. 08 - The Cactus
9. 09 - The Detective Detector
10. 10 - The Dog and the Playlet
11. 11 - A Little Talk About Mobs
12. 12 - The Snow Man

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These 12 O. Henry stories all deal with waifs and strays in one way or another; people who have somehow become adrift in the current of life. Will they find their way on their own or be helped by kind hearted folk or perhaps, stay a waif and stray, somehow outside the normal life of society? All naturally have the wonderful O. Henry beautiful way with words and people. So if you are in the mood to enjoy some sensuous sounds and convoluted flowing phrases unique to William Sydney Porter, give these a listen. And of course the endings cannot ever be predicted. Ever!