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Gone With the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell
Published By: Double9 Books
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Young Scarlett O'Hara, the spoiled daughter of a prosperous plantation owner, faces hardships in Margaret Mitchell's book Gone with the Wind. During the American Civil War (1861-1865) and the Reconstruction Era (1865-1877), Gone with the Wind was written. Scarlett O'Hara, the primary character, is characterized as brilliant, witty, and willful yet uninterested in going to school.After being humiliated at Twelve Oaks, Scarlett is ashamed to finally run into Rhett Butler. Melanie, who is now her sister-in-law, steps in to salvage her reputation. Scarlett is devastated when Melanie becomes pregnant with Ashley's child.Atlanta is under siege in 1864 on three fronts. The Union Army takes it over from the Confederate States Army. Scarlett's father has gone insane from grief, her mother is dead, her sisters are ill with typhoid fever, and there is no food in the home.Suellen, Scarlett's sister, will abandon Tara after she gets married. Scarlett is offered money by Rhett Butler to assist her in paying off debts. She marries Frank Kennedy and takes over his business, which infuriates many Atlantans.Later, Rhett proposes to Scarlett at Frank's funeral. She first declines, but later she agrees. Scarlett starts to realize that she no longer loves Rhett after Bonnie's death.

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Margaret Mitchell

American author and journalist Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was born on November 8, 1900. She received the National Book Award in 1936 for Gone with the Wind, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937. Margaret Mitchell was raised in a privileged and well-known political household. Her mother was Mary Isabel "Maybelle" Stephens, and her father was an attorney named Eugene Muse Mitchell. At a debutante charity ball in Atlanta in 1921, she danced the Apache and Tango. A kiss shared during the dance surprised Atlanta's elite, and as a result, she was banned from the Junior League. During World War II, Margaret Mitchell volunteered for the American Red Cross. She sewed hospital gowns and sold war bonds to earn money for the war effort. She also sent humor, inspiration, and sympathy in her letters to men serving in the military. While walking with her husband John Marsh was hit by a speeding automobile while crossing Peachtree Street near 13th Street in Atlanta. She was on her way to the theatre to see the film A Canterbury Tale on August 11, 1949. She died at age 48 at Grady Hospital five days later on August 16, 1949. Hugh Gravitt, the driver, was detained for driving while intoxicated and subsequently released on a $5,450 bail.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 977 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356568618
  • ISBN-13: 9789356568617
  • Item Weight: 1172.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 52.9 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary, Fiction / Classics