The gift of the Magi and other stories
- About Author
It is Christmas Eve and Della Dillingham Young only has $1.87 to buy her husband a present, so she sells something very special; but what gift is her husband planning for her? O. Henry (1862-1910) was born William Sydney Porter in North Carolina, USA. The Gift of the Magi is one of his most famous stories. His stories are part of a rich tradition of American short story writing.