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Margaret Mitchell - Author

About the Author

Margaret 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.

Featured books by Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell's magnificent historical epic is an unforgettable tale of love and loss, of a nation mortally divided and 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 story for all our times.

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Other books by Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 22/03/2018

Chios Classics brings literature's greatest works back to life for new generations. All our books contain a linked table of contents.Gone with the Wind is one one of the most famous novels of the 20th century.The story, which was made into a classic movie, takes place during the American Civil War and follows the life of Scarlett O'Hara.

In The Mind Of Mental Illness

In The Mind Of Mental Illness

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2018

In 1997 I, Margaret Mitchell, found myself at the beginning of this book project. After advertising for other people's experiences of mental illness, I found myself with many pieces of work from sufferers. In the years to follow I found myself typing up everything I had received, which gave me the opportunity to read all the experiences of other sufferers. It occurred to me that I was not alone - there were other sufferers out there that had suffered like I had. Normally mental illness is a taboo subject and it can be very lonely - It made me realise I was not alone.

In the Mind of Mental Illness

In the Mind of Mental Illness

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2016

Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2016

Scarlett O'Hara, the manipulative Southern belle, finds her world utterly transformed by the American Civil War.A 2014 Harris poll declared Gone With the Wind the second favourite book among American readersjust behind the Bible. This Pulitzer Prizewinning American classic was Margaret Mitchell's only published novel.The celebrated 1939 film starring Vivian Leigh and Clark Gable won eight Oscars including Best Picture.Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions.

Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 19/01/2016

Scarlett O'Hara, the manipulative Southern belle, finds her world utterly transformed by the American Civil War.A 2014 Harris poll declared Gone With the Wind the second favourite book among American readersjust behind the Bible. This Pulitzer Prizewinning American classic was Margaret Mitchell's only published novel. The celebrated 1939 film starring Vivian Leigh and Clark Gable won eight Oscars including Best Picture.Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions.

Gone With The Wind

Gone With The Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 25/02/2014

Gone with the Wind tells the story of Scarlett O'Hara, a wealthy American southern Belle whose fortunes take a turn for the worse during the Civil War. From never working a day in her life to managing her nearly destroyed family homestead from the fields, Scarlett's journey is at first unimaginable to a woman of her time. All the while, she pines for her first love, only to end up entangled with the wild and notorious Rhett Butler. The only book author Margaret Mitchell published in her lifetime, Gone with the Wind is itself an essential piece of Americana and also spawned the classic film of the same name.

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell's magnificent historical epic is an unforgettable tale of love and loss, of a nation mortally divided and 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 story for all our times.

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Vom Winde verweht

Vom Winde verweht

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 09/12/2013

Keine andere Liebesgeschichte hat das Publikum auf der ganzen Welt so mitgerissen wie diese groe Saga um die verwohnte Scarlett O'Hara und ihren zynischen Verehrer Rhett Butler.Mit einzigartiger Intensitat zeichnet Margaret Mitchell nach, wie eine groe Liebe zerbricht und lasst gleichzeitig eine langst vergangene Epoche lebendig werden. Die Sdstaatlerin Scarlett O'Hara ist jung und vom Leben verwhnt. Als Tochter eines Plantagenbesitzers lebt sie im Luxus auf dem Familiengut Tara, und es mangelt ihr nicht an Verehrern. Doch der Ausbruch des Brgerkriegs verndert mit einem Schlag alles. Pltzlich muss Scarlett mit aller Kraft um die Erhaltung ihres Familienbesitzes kmpfen. Ein Mann taucht immer wieder in ihrem Leben auf und steht ihr in den Wirren der Nachkriegszeit bei: der skrupellose Kriegsgewinnler Rhett Butler. Zwischen ihm und Scarlett entwickelt sich eine groe Liebe, doch beide sind auch viel zu stolz und eigensinnig, um diese Liebe zu leben... Margaret Mitchells Klassiker wurde sofort nach Erscheinen im Jahre 1936 zum Bestseller und hat seitdem Millionen Leser auf der ganzen Welt begeistert. Die legendre Verfilmung drei Jahre spter machte Vivien Leigh als Scarlett und Clark Gable als Rhett zum berhmtesten Liebespaar der Filmgeschichte.

Gone With The Wind

Gone With The Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 30/07/2013

Gone with the Wind is the story of Scarlett OHara, a spoiled Southern belle who uses her wits and her wiles to lift herself and her family out of the ashes left by Shermans March to the Sea during the American Civil War, only to learn the true meaning of love and friendship as she loses those who have become most dear to her. First published in 1936, Gone with the Wind was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937 and was the basis for the epic David O. Selznick film starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, and Hattie McDaniel, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mammy. Gone with the Wind is one of the most enduring tales of the Southern experience during the Civil War and the reconstruction that followed and was the only novel published by American writer Margaret Mitchell during her lifetime. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2013

Tomorrow is another day . . . Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell's magnificent historical epic is an unforgettable tale of love and loss, of a nation mortally divided and 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 story for all our times.

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell, Yang Jing Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2012

World Literary Classics:Gone With The Wind (Two Volumes for a Suit) (Cover-to-Cover Translation) has a English name of "e;Gone With The Wind"e; that can be translated as "e;Gone With The Wind"e; for literal translation, and also translated as "e;Gone With the Wind"e; (Luanshi Jiaren in Chinese).With American Civil War and post-war reconstruction period in 1860s as background, life of southerners in America before and after civil war is described.Not only images of many southerners in that era are depicted in the work. Scarlett, Rhett, Ashley, Melanie and other characters occupying central positions are typical representatives. Their customs and etiquette, behaviors, spiritual ideas, political attitudes even dressing are described in details in the novel.The novel focuses on the moving story that smart and beautiful Scarlett who is a daughter of manor owner tirelessly struggle under unfortunate experience of frustrated feeling and trauma of war.World Literary Classics:Gone With The Wind (Two Volumes for a Suit) (Cover-to-Cover Translation) reflects social life of southern regions of U.S. in that era successfully, also reflects the decay process of southern slave society in U.S. that slave-owning economy finally will be replaced by capitalistic economy vividly.

Gone With The Wind

Gone With The Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 07/08/2012

Gone with the Wind is the story of Scarlett OHara, a spoiled Southern belle who uses her wits and her wiles to lift herself and her family out of the ashes left by Shermans March to the Sea during the American Civil War, only to learn the true meaning of love and friendship as she loses those who have become most dear to her.HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Gone with the Wind (Part I and II)

Gone with the Wind (Part I and II)

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2010

Gone with the Wind is a war-related novel against the background of American Civil War and Reconstruction in 1860s.However, the author Margaret Mitchell does not place her focus on battleground. Along the plotline of the love story of Scarlett, a daughter of an American plantation owner, the author depicts her fate of frustrations. This novel builds two images that strike root in people's heart: Scarlett, who is indomitable and brave yet selfish and shallow, and Rhett, a shrewd and sophisticated businessman. This is an "e;elegy for the south"e; that describes all aspects of the society in American south around the war.

Gone With the Wind (set of Volume I & II)

Gone With the Wind (set of Volume I & II)

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2010

Gone With the Wind (set of Volume I & II), with the United States Civil War as the background, has the main line of the love and hatred of the emulative and capricious Scarlett, the manor owner's daughter, who has been entangled among several men, accompanied by the great social and historical changes, all the familiar things in old days have gone forever ...... Gone With the Wind is both an elegy of human love, but also a grand historical scroll to reflect the huge and profound changes in the society, politics, economy and morality aspects.

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell Format: eBook Release Date: 01/11/2008

This story took place on the eve of the American Civil War. Living in Georgia, the girl Scarlett grew up under the edification of the conservative culture in the Southern US. However, with increasingly clear rebellious personality, she appeared to be enthusiastic and untrammeled, showing distinct characteristics of modern women. With the spread of the war and environmental deterioration, Scarlett's rebellious personality was transformed into the spirit of hard work and ceaseless self-improvement. She improved herself in a series of setbacks, and retrieved the declining tendency of the whole family, thus becoming the new female image of the times. In addition to description of personal fate and emotional waves, the novel successfully presented the background of the Civil War, and the political, economic and cultural differences between both parties with spectacular scenario and epic charm, as the true reflection of the turning period in the history of US. Therefore, this novel became popular around the world since its date of birth, serving as an immortal romantic classic of English literature.

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell, Pat Conroy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2008

Margaret Mitchell's epic novel of love and war won the Pulitzer Prize and went on to give rise to two authorized sequels and one of the most popular and celebrated movies of all time. Many novels have been written about the Civil War and its aftermath. None take us into the burning fields and cities of the American South as Gone With the Wind does, creating haunting scenes and thrilling portraits of characters so vivid that we remember their words and feel their fear and hunger for the rest of our lives. In the two main characters, the white-shouldered, irresistible Scarlett and the flashy, contemptuous Rhett, Margaret Mitchell not only conveyed a timeless story of survival under the harshest of circumstances, she also created two of the most famous lovers in the English-speaking world since Romeo and Juliet.

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