The Octopus Marooned


Short story set in Texas.

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142 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 September 1911.


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  • Doubleday, Page & Company
    Publisher Info: "Issued monthly by Doubleday, Page & Co. for The Short Stories Co. Ltd."
    Place of Publication: Garden City, Long Island


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Short story set in Texas.

Physical Description

142 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure


  • Short Stories 76.3 (Sep. 1911): 118-22.


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This writing is part of the following collection of related materials.

O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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The Gentle Grafter (Book)

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This work is a collection of short stories by O. Henry. The stories in this volume were inspired by tales of confidence men that O. Henry had heard while in Columbus, Ohio.

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  • September 1911

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Sept. 20, 2017, 7:04 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. The Octopus Marooned, prose (fiction), September 1911; Garden City, Long Island. ( accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.