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Man Higher Up, the (1908) [Short Story]
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A con artist tells of an encounter in the desert with a young burglar convinced of being the most resourceful of crooks.

Originally published in The Gentle Grafter, 1908. Reprinted in:
Argosy (UK), October 1927
Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine (Australia), December 1961

Original title: The Man Higher Up
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper
FictionGeneral FictionHumor
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Gentle Grafter, the (1908) [Collection]
      Author: O. Henry
     Fifty Great Short Stories (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Edgar Allan Poe , J. D. Salinger , Rudyard Kipling , William Faulkner , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , James Joyce , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Virginia Woolf , Anatole France , Katherine Anne Porter , Joseph Conrad , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Wolfe , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , O. Henry , Frank O'Connor , John Collier , Guy de Maupassant , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , Saki , Ring Lardner , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , V. S. Pritchett , William Saroyan , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Hector Hugh Munro , Stephen Vincent Benét , Arthur Schnitzler , Clarence Day , Dorothy Parker , Robert M. Coates , Edmund Wilson , George Milburn , H. L. Mencken , Francis Steegmuller
     100 Selected Stories by O. Henry (1993) [Collection]
      Author: O. Henry

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