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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - a book by Irving, Washington

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow( )
Author: Irving, Washington
ISBN:978-1-4936-1556-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.95
Book Description:

This delightful and frightful tale presents Sleepy Hollow as a slow country town full of superstition and haunts. Skinny schoolmaster Ichabod Crane competes with the manly Brom Bones for the hand of the local heiress. But when the misty swamp reveals its headless denizen, will Ichabod's fearful imagination betray him?

Book Details
Pages:70
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.16 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds
Author Biography
Irving, Washington (Author)
Washington Irving, one of the first Americans to achieve international recognition as an author, was born in New York City in 1783. His A History of New York, published in 1809 under the name of Diedrich Knickerbocker, was a satirical history of New York that spanned the years from 1609 to 1664. Under another pseudonym, Geoffrey Crayon, he wrote The Sketch-book, which included essays about English folk customs, essays about the American Indian, and the two American stories for which he is most renowned--"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle."

Irving served as a member of the U.S. legation in Spain from 1826 to 1829 and as minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846. Following his return to the U.S. in 1846, he began work on a five-volume biography of Washington that was published from 1855-1859.

Washington Irving died in 1859 in New York.

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