Washington Irving (17831859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Talesby Washington Irving, Michael J. Marshall
Washington Irving"s best-known collection (also known as "The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent") comprises one of the first great works of American literature. Through a variety of genres - story, essay, travelogue, folklore - Irving crafted many of the characters and fables that Americans still love, from Rumpelstiltskin to Ichabod Crane.
Meet the Author
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews