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Author: Washington Irving
Born: 1783
Died: 1859
Available works:

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (1819) Short Story
[HTML] 81 KB    [ZIP] 477 KB    [PDF] 729 KB

“Rip Van Winkle” (1819) Short Story
[HTML] 52 KB    [ZIP] 369 KB    [PDF] 519 KB

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