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The classic holiday tale of love, devotion, and the art of giving—written by one of the world's best-known short-story authors—will delight those both new to and familiar with this timeless narrative.

William Sydney Porter—later to be known as O. Henry—was born in North Carolina in 1862. Known for his surprise endings and ability to capture the hope and pathos of ordinary people, Henry is best remembered for his stories about New York City. The Gift of the Magi was written in 1906, four years before his death.

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