The Sad but True Story Behind Margaret Mitchell's ''Gone With the Wind''
by Kenneth Baumgardt
The novel, Gone with the Wind , was published on June 30, 1936, and has become the most beloved and best-known novel by an American woman in history. The book, and the movie that followed in 1939, have won world-wide acclaim and recognition. Numerous scholars have written biographies of Margaret Mitchell that have detailed her public persona, and the majority of events in her life. However, there was a singular... (more)