Money Maze


A short story set in Central America. This story is said to have served as the literary foundation of "Cabbages and Kings."

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[6], 291-386, [38] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 May 1901.


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A short story set in Central America. This story is said to have served as the literary foundation of "Cabbages and Kings."

Physical Description

[6], 291-386, [38] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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  • Ainslee's Magazine 7.4 (May 1901): 299-307.



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O. Henry Project

The O. Henry Collection consists primarily of the short stories of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), written under his pseudonym O. Henry. Each story is available as it first appeared in the popular magazines of the day, and these and other stories published posthumously can also be found in first edition compilation books, and later as part of his collected works. In addition to published materials, the collection also contains handwritten letters, photographs, legal documents, newspaper articles, artifacts, and maps drawn and signed by Porter.

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Cabbages and Kings (Book)

Cabbages and Kings

This work is O. Henry's first published volume and is considered to be his only novel. The plot is composed of several short stories, which were inspired by the author's six-month stay in Honduras in the late 1890s.

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  • May 1901

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Money Maze, periodical, May 1901; New York. ( accessed October 20, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.