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[ read online Textbooks ] The Ransom of Red ChiefAuthor O. Henry –

Starters Are An Introductory Level To The New Oxford Bookworms Library, Suitable For Readers In Their First Or Second Years Of Learning English The Starters Series Are Original Stories In A Variety Of Formats Narrative, Interactive, And Comic Strip They Contain Glossaries And Exercises And Are Carefully Graded In Structure And Vocabulary Cassettes Are Available For Some Titles I know this kid Wait, I married him. December buddy read with my non crunchy pantsless group of crazies.I have a very temperamental relationship with this author At times, I read things he s written and I m like And other times I m likeWith Ransom of Red Chief I was likeO Henry is notorious for writing short stories with a twist ending Sometimes the twist is satirical, sometimes comical, sometimes ironic In this case it was flat out hysterical Two men decide to kidnap the son of a wealthy man in order to collect a 1500 ransom What they got was a hell of a lotthan they bargained for This story had me grinning, laughing, and thinking An excellent combination for something this short I got it for free on my kindle, but there are loads of places to read it for free online Do yourselves a favor and look it up It currently holds the place for my favorite O Henry short story And just remember 4 stars. Dois homens na pinda ba resolvem sequestrar um garoto para conseguirem algum dinheiro.Pra que O garotinho uma peste Agora vcs podem imaginar o que vai acontecer a esses pobres sequestradores muito divertido Assistam tamb m o filme aqui Free online link to the story here This book has the honor of being on my mom s favorite list And she was the one who made me aware of this fun little book.My mom has never picked wrong This book is no different I loved it.Unlike most of the books about Native Americans I read as a kid, this one is actually funny Razor sharp humor and a smart aleck kid who gets himself kidnapped but the kidnappers can t stand him because he drives them to the brink of insanity.Fun, easy to read and short and witty Five fun stars. Two men kidnap a kid, but before they can ransom him the men are driven crazy by the boy s antics and adhd level of energy, and end up paying the boy s father to take him back Good solid humor in the Twain vein. 4.5So funny It was a short fresh story, I loved it D It has been a long time since I have read a short by O Henry Reading this reminded me of how much I enjoyed this author His writing is both literary and amusing In this one s kidnapping for random goes awry, but not through the fault of the kidnappers Too funny.Another web freebie This short story is quick and to the point, and absolutely hilarious Red Chief is such a cruel little boy, but you can t help but pity him because he s so distant from his father How O Henry came up with such an evil little boy and yet straight forward theme is beyond my understanding.