Within the confines of the attached PDF is a the digital reproduction of a seven page article that tells the story of Margaret Mitchell (1900 – 1949), the shy author of Gone with the Wind; how she conceived of the story and how unprepared she was for its overwhelming success:
"I chose the Civil War period to write about because I was raised on it ... As a child I heard everything about it - except that the Confederates lost."
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In this article a book reviewer questions why anyone thought the novel was so great.
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