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The Gift of the Magi

Written by: O. Henry
Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
Length: 14 mins

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Publisher's Summary

O. Henry was a prolific American short-story writer - a masterof surprise endings - who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New YorkCity. In "The Gift of the Magi," one of his best-known works, a young coupleat Christmas time who, despite having little money, buy secret gifts for eachother. A moral lesson on the importance of love and sacrifice, "The Gift of theMagi" has been adapted to film more than a dozen times throughout the world.

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Public Domain (P)2013 Blackstone Audio

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  • 15-12-15

beautiful and sad at the same time

Where does The Gift of the Magi rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I liked this short story better then any of the stories I've heard hear.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Gift of the Magi?

When they both sacrificed the only thing of value to them for gifts for each other

Have you listened to any of Coleen Marlo’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

this was my first time.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When they both sacrificed the only thing of value to them

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