Waifs and Strays

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Waifs and Strays
William Sydney Porter, Wiafs and Strays frontispiece.jpg
O. Henry, from the frontispiece of Waifs and Strays (1917)
Author O. Henry
Country United States
Language English
Genre Shorty story collection
Publisher Doubleday, Page & Company
Publication date

Waifs and Strays is a short story collection by O. Henry, released posthumously in 1917. It was published by Doubleday, Page & Company.[1]


  • "The Red Roses of Tonia"
  • "Round The Circle"
  • "The Rubber Plant's Story"
  • "Out of Nazareth"
  • "Confessions of a Humorist"
  • "The Sparrows in Madison Square"
  • "Hearts and Hands"
  • "The Cactus"
  • "The Detective Detector"
  • "The Dog and the Playlet"
  • "A Little Talk About Mobs"
  • "The Snow Man"