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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a story by Washington Irving written while he was living in Birmingham, England. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is among the earliest examples of American fiction still read today. The story is set circa 1790 in the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town (based on Tarrytown, New York), in a secluded glen called Sleepy Hollow. It tells the story of Ichabod Crane, who is a lean, lanky, and extremely superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut, who competes with Abraham "Brom Bones" Van Brunt, the town rowdy, for the hand of 18-year-old Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter and sole child of a wealthy farmer, Baltus Van Tassel. As Crane leaves a party he attended at the Van Tassel home on an autumn night, he is pursued by the Headless Horseman, who is supposedly the ghost of a Hessian trooper who had his head shot off by a stray cannonball during "some nameless battle" of the American Revolutionary War, and who "rides forth... More > to the scene of battle in nightly quest of his head".< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781300178422
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Green King Press
Published
January 11, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
31.6 KB

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