Astoria; or, Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the eReaders, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices wit...more
It turns out that Irving had had an interest in the American west for most of his life. As a...more
Needless to say, this is not a fast-paced book. It's written as a story rather than a series of journal entries, but there are no maps or pictures and so the reader will g...more
In 1809, he published, The History of New York, under his most well known public persona, Diedrich Knickerbocker.
Irving is best known for his short stories, "The Legend of...more