„Heart of the West” is a collection of O. Henry nineteen short stories, all of which are set in or feature the American West at the turn of the 20th century, back before paved interstates, when cowboy culture was at its peak. This collection of short fiction from master of the form centers on tales of romantic entanglement, adventure, and lost love among the dusty trails and plains of the Wild West. Saddle up for a heaping dose of the clever plot twists that this brilliant writer made his trademark. There are tales of cowpunchers, desperados and ranchers in love. Most explore happy times, though death and sorrow do pay an infrequent visit. „Heart of the West” is a page-turner that will please Western fans and literature lovers alike.