Washington Irving

A Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma...

originally published:
New York
1806

awards:

  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1819)
  • First Book(1807)
  • First Book(1806)
  • First Book(1809)
  • Library of Congress 88 Books That Shaped America(1820)

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bio notes:
born: 4/3/1783
died: 11/28/1859
born as: Washington Irving

Writer called the "first American man of letters." He is best known for the short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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