Life without Katy and Other Stories - By O. Henry

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Life without Katy and Other Stories

Written by: O. Henry
Category: Fiction
Genre: Children, Educational

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 019585294X
ISBN 13: 9780195852943
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date Published: April 1st, 1992
Language: English
Edition: Revised Ed edition
Condition: Very Good
Appearance: The book is in very good condition with minimal signs of wear. The cover shows slight creasing at the corners and edges. There are no visible markings, tears, or stains on the cover or pages. The spine is intact and the binding is firm.


GRADE 2 Vocabulary restricted to 2,100 headwords Illustrated in full colour. John Perkins returns home to find that Katy, his wife, has had to visit her sick mother. This is the first time John has been without Katy, and he finds that life has suddenly lost all its meaning. He thinks about Katy, and how much better he will treat her in future. Then, unexpectedly, Katy comes back, and life returns to normal. But is John a bettr husband after that? The stories in this collection are mostly about everyday problems and ordinary interests. We watch a busy, but forgetful, businessman in his office. We see a man who has lost everything he owns talking to a poor man who thinks he will soon be very rich. We even listen to a rather talkative ten-dollar note telling us about the life he has led. O. Henry shows us that ordinary life can be full of surprises.

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