The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle
- Author:Washington Irving
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- Sales Rank:180,644
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):5.5 x 0.2 x 8.5
- Publication Date:June 15, 2009
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- ISBN13: 9780809502509
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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."
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