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Margaret Mitchell
Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind is the bestselling novel of all time, and her unforgettable characters have become American icons. The New York Times Book Review proclaimed Mitchell's masterpiece to be "beyond a doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best."

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Fact File

Name:
Margaret Mitchell
Date of Birth:
July 8, 1900
Place of Birth:
Atlanta, Georgia
Date of Death:
August 16, 1949
Place of Death:
Atlanta, Georgia
Education:
Smith College
Awards:
Pulitzer Prize for Gone with the Wind, 1937

*  Margaret Mitchell's official web site




The Best Book To Read First

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								Gone with the Wind, Author: 
								Margaret Mitchell.

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Gone with the Wind
by Margaret Mitchell
No one who has spent time with Scarlett O'Hara will ever forget her. A compelling novel about love and survival during the Civil War, this 1,037-page Pulitzer Prize winner has sold more than 21 million copies in the United States alone. Decades after its original publication, Gone with the Wind continues to sell some 25,000 hardcover and 250,000 paperback copies a year.

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Guides to Reading Margaret Mitchell

Learn more about the literature and life of Margaret Mitchell with informative guides such as Gone with the Wind: The Definitive Illustrated History of the Book, the Movie, and the Legend -- the ultimate behind-the-scenes history of the GWTW and its offspring, with some 300 photographs.

*  Gone with the Wind: The Definitive Illustrated History
*  Marianne Walker's Margaret Mitchell and John Marsh
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*  Before Scarlett: The Girlhood Writings of Margaret Mitchell


Posthumously Published

Alice Randall's Controversial Parody

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								Lost Laysen, Author: 
								Margaret Mitchell, Debra  Freer.

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Lost Laysen
by Margaret Mitchell, Debra Freer
When Margaret Mitchell died in 1949, all of her writing was destroyed. Sixty years later, Lost Laysen was discovered. A beautiful love story, the novella was originally Mitchell's gift to a suitor when she was only 15 years old.

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								The Wind Done Gone, Author: 
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The Wind Done Gone
by Alice Randall
This provocative parody, narrated by Scarlett O'Hara's mulatto half-sister, caused a trust for Margaret Mitchell's heirs to file suit to stop publication.

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