The Definitive Biography of America's First Bestselling AuthoreBook - 2011
Brian Jay Jones crafts a deft biography of the author of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip van Winkle": quintessential New Yorker, presidential confidant, diplomat, lawyer, and fascinating charmer. The first American writer to make his pen his primary means of support, Washington Irving rocketed to fame at the age of twenty-six.
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, c2011.
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.