Book Recommendation: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

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Picture Source: Goodreads.com
Picture Source: Goodreads.com

This week’s book recommendation is a classic short story that shows the true meaning of selflessness, which makes it a great read for Christmas.

 

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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 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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