Rip Van Winkle: and other selected stories

Rip Van Winkle: and other selected stories

by Washington Irving

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Overview

Rip Van Winkle: and other selected stories by Washington Irving

Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

Rip's a good natured loser, trying to be happy despite a bad marriage and major poverty...until the day he helps a stranger in need, winds up at a weird picnic in the woods, parties too hardy, falls asleep-

Because when Rip wakes up, the Earth has-changed. Everyone and everything he knows has-vanished. Wife, family, dog, home, even his country-gone. Rip's terrified, trapped in a new world, pulled out of place, torn out of time...

But what seems to be the gods' cruelest joke-might be their greatest gift...



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466805095
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Publication date: 01/15/1993
Series: Tor Classics
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 283 KB

About the Author

Washington Irving (April 3rd, 1783-November 28th, 1859) is considered one of the greatest writers of his time.


Washington Irving was born in New York City in 1783. He lived in the United States, England, and Spain (where he served as an American diplomatic attache). A prolific author, Irving wrote The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York, The Alhambra, and biographies of George Washington and Christopher Columbus, among other works. He is best remembered, however, for his two most famous stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle."

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