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The legend of Sleepy Hollow

Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: Radford, VA : Wilder Publications, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ichabod Crane, an extremely superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut, moves to the town of Sleepy Hollow to teach in a one-room schoolhouse. Ichabod finds himself in competition with Abraham "BROM BONES" Van Brunt for the hand of 18-year-old Katrina 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. The Headless Horseman is said to be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Washington Irving
ISBN: 9781617203206 1617203203
OCLC Number: 851576055
Notes: A short story by Washington Irving contained in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., originally published in 1820.
Description: 41 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Washington Irving.

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Ichabod Crane, an extremely superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut, moves to the town of Sleepy Hollow to teach in a one-room schoolhouse. Ichabod finds himself in competition with Abraham "BROM BONES" Van Brunt for the hand of 18-year-old Katrina 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. The Headless Horseman is said to be the ghost of a Hessian trooper who had his head shot off by a stray cannonball, and "rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly quest of his head," though the story implies that the Horseman was really Brom in disguise.

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