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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Paperback Published: 20th September 2005
ISBN: 9781557429841
Number Of Pages: 56

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"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is set circa 1790 in the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town, New York, in a secluded glen called Sleepy Hollow. It tells the story of Ichabod Crane, 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. As Crane leaves a party, 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 to the scene of battle in nightly quest of his head."

ISBN: 9781557429841
ISBN-10: 1557429847
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 56
Published: 20th September 2005
Publisher: Wildside Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.33
Weight (kg): 0.08

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