The Ransom of Red Chief

  • by O. Henry
  • Narrated by B.J. Harrison
  • 0 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the first tale, we follow two workmen on an intriguing journey to Coney Island, where the heartsick and disgruntled Tobin has his palm read. Who knew that palmistry could be so unpredictable? Secondly, a tale of kidnapping gone awry. A little boy, self proclaimed "Red Chief", is taken from his home, and has so much fun he never wants to go back, much to the chagrin of the kidnappers.

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Two O. Henry stories

Besides The Ransom of Red Chief -- one of the best-known stories by O. Henry (The Gift of the Magi is another) -- this title also includes Tobin's Palm. Both are amusing, well-written, and extremely well narrated by Mr. Harrison. I enjoyed them both, probably more than if I had simply read the stories.
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- Jim Hall

O boy

I really only listened to this because of a sketch I seen on an old episode of SCTV Network 90, they had done an I Henry parody.
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- vankmen69

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-17-2012
  • Publisher: B.J. Harrison