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The Gift of the Magi - Lisbeth Zwerger, O. Henry
The Gift of the Magi
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One dollar and eight-seven cents is all the money Della has in the world to buy her beloved husband a Christmas present. She has nothing to sell except her only treasure -- her long, beautiful brown hair. Set in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, this classic piece of American... show more
One dollar and eight-seven cents is all the money Della has in the world to buy her beloved husband a Christmas present. She has nothing to sell except her only treasure -- her long, beautiful brown hair. Set in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, this classic piece of American literature tells the story of a young couple and the sacrifices each must make to buy the other a gift. Beautiful, delicate watercolors by award-winning illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger add new poignancy and charm to this simple tale about the rewards of unselfish love.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781416935865 (141693586X)
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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deborahmarkus7
deborahmarkus7 rated it
3.0 The Gift of the Magi
As part of our homeschooling, I used to have my son read a classic Christmas-related work every year. He was fine when we read A Christmas Carol together several years in a row, because I'm sorry but that never gets old. He liked the Sherlock Holmes story "The Blue Carbuncle." And he giggled at the ...
Bibliophilic Monologues
Bibliophilic Monologues rated it
4.0 The Gift of the Magi
Cute.
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5.0 The Gift of the Magi
"...may you have the pleasure of the precious gift of love." - Marie Osmond, The Gift of Love (1978 TV Movie)James Dillingham Young and his bride Della have known prosperity but times have changed and life has been hard of late. soon it will be Christmas. Della plans to buy her husband a gift but sh...
M's blog.
M's blog. rated it
4.0 The Gift of the Magi
Cute story.
Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it
4.0 The Gift of the Magi
This is one of those beautiful stories that you can't ever read enough. Two people, so desperate to find a Christmas gift for each other that they sell their most prized possessions to do it. While on the surface it may seem to be a story about consumerism, it is about the love and devotion these ...
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