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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Narrated by: Cindy Hardin Killavey
Length: 52 mins
4 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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Sir Washington Irving's story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", published in 1820, is one of the oldest American fiction stories still popular today. The half-hour short story follows schoolteacher Ichabod Crane in his pursuit of the rich and beautiful Katrina Van Tassel. When Ichabod can't get the girl, he finds himself alone on a country path at night…staring right into the empty neck of the headless horseman. Cindy Hardin Killavey's performance is warm and light-hearted. With expert enunciation and a leisurely pace, she guides the listener through this well-known adventure while her neutral accent highlights the story's more historic aspects. You just might just lose your head over this audiobook!

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Washington Irving was an American author of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories, with his two most famous being "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip van Winkle".
©1977 Jimcin Recordings (P)1977 Jimcin Recordings

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almost like sitting in a kitchen

I enjoyed the reading almost like sitting in the kitchen shelling beans and hearing the story from mom.

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  • 11-01-15

Lacking

I looked at this to explain the 2015 popcultural trend regarding Sleepy Hollow, there's no connection i could find.

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