Mitchell, MargaretMargaret Mitchell was born in Atlanta, Georgia into a family passionately interested in American history. She grew up in an atmosphere of stories about the Civil War which she committed to paper in the ten years following her marriage in 1925. The result was Gone With The Wind, first published in 1936. It won the Pulitzer Prize, sold over ten million copies, was translated in eighteen languages, and was one of the most successful films ever made starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. Gone With The Wind was her only published work. She died in 1949.
Tomorrow is another day . . .
Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell's huge historical epic is a timeless tale of love and loss, of a nation mortally divided by issues of slavery and racism and of a people forever changed. Above all, it is the story of beautiful, ruthless Scarlett O'Hara and the dashing soldier of fortune, Rhett Butler.
Since its first publication in 1936, Gone With The Wind has endured as a epic love story set in a time almost beyond our comprehension.
One of the most famous love stories of all time...
One of the most famous love stories of all time