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The turbulent romance of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler is shaped by the ravages of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Margaret Mitchell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2008-05-20
File: 1472 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781416548942

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THE PHENOMENAL #1 BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO MARGARET MITCHELL'S GONE WITH THE WIND "Alexandra Ripley is true to Scarlett's spirit and to Rhett's. Her sense of Mitchell's style is right on target." - Chicago Tribune The timeless tale continues... The most popular and beloved American historical novel ever written, Gone With the Wind is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves. Now Alexandra Ripley brings us back to Tara and reintroduces us to the characters we remember so well: Rhett, Ashley, Mammy, Suellen, Aunt Pittypat, and, of course, Scarlett. As the classic story, first told over half a century ago, moves forward, the greatest love affair in all fiction is reignited; amidst heartbreak and joy, the endless, consuming passion between Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler reaches its startling culmination. Rich with surprises at every turn and new emotional, breathtaking adventures, Scarlett satisfies our longing to reenter the world of Gone With the Wind. Like its predecessor, Scarlett will find an eternal place in our hearts. #1 New York Times bestseller #1 Chicago Tribune bestseller #1 Los Angeles Times bestseller #1 Publishers Weekly bestseller #1 Washington Post bestseller

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Alexandra Ripley
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Release: 2011-11-24
File: 823 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780446502979

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This is George P. Oslin's life work. Among hundreds who told him their experiences were Thomas A. Edison, William Henry Jackson (Civil War soldier, pioneer photographer, and covered wagon bullwhacker), and William Campbell (last surviving Pony Express rider). Facts from company documents, thousands of newspapers, magazines, and books, and more than 100,000 letters and diaries of the pioneers were pieced together and condensed into the real story of their struggles, strategy, and success.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Herb Bridges
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Release: 1998
File: 283 Pages
ISBN-13: 0865546215

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More than seventy years after its publication in 1936, Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind has never been out of print. An icon of American culture, it has had similar success abroad, popular in Japan, Russia, and post–World War II Europe, among other places and times. This work analyzes the continuations of Mitchell’s novel: the authorized sequels, Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley and Rhett Butler’s People by Donald McCaig; the unauthorized parody The Wind Done Gone by Alice Randall and a politically correct parody; and the many fan fiction stories posted online. The book also explores Gone with the Wind’s ambiguous ending, the perceived need to publish an authorized sequel, and the legal battle to determine who may re-write Gone with the Wind.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: M. Carmen Gómez-Galisteo
Publisher: McFarland
Release: 2011-07-29
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780786486366

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Companion publication to the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition, September 9, 2014-January 4, 2015, marking the seventy-fifth anniversary of the film's release.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Steve Wilson
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Release: 2014-09-01
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780292761261

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Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood presents the first comprehensive overview of how this iconic novel became an international phenomenon that has managed to sustain the public's interest for seventy-five years. Various Mitchell biographies and several compilations of her letters tell part of the story, but, until now, no single source has revealed the full saga. This entertaining account of a literary and pop culture phenomenon tells how Mitchell's book was developed, marketed, distributed, and otherwise groomed for success in the 1930s—and the savvy measures taken since then by the author, her publisher, and her estate to ensure its longevity.

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Genre: History
Author: Ellen F. Brown
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
Release: 2011-02-16
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 158979527X

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REA's MAXnotes for Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

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Genre: Study Aids
Author: Gail Rae Rosensfit
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
Release: 1994
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 0878919554

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Discusses the influence of the book and film versions of Gone With The Wind on their readers and viewers, and shares interviews with fans

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Helen Taylor
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Release: 1989
File: 275 Pages
ISBN-13: 0813514967

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This paper studies the economic costs of hurricanes in the Caribbean by constructing a novel dataset that combines a detailed record of tropical cyclones’ characteristics with reported damages. I estimate the relation between hurricane wind speeds and damages in the Caribbean; finding that the elasticity of damages to GDP ratio with respect to maximum wind speeds is three in the case of landfalls. The data show that hurricane damages are considerably underreported, particularly in the 1950s and 1960s, with average damages potentially being three times as large as the reported average of 1.6 percent of GDP per year. I document and show that hurricanes that do not make landfall also have considerable negative impacts on the Caribbean economies. Finally, I estimate that the average annual hurricane damages in the Caribbean will increase between 22 and 77 percent by the year 2100, in a global warming scenario of high CO2 concentrations and high global temperatures.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Mr.Sebastian Acevedo Mejia
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
Release: 2016-10-14
File: 40 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781475544817

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Presents an illustrated history of 'Gone With the Wind, ' compiled in honor of the film's fiftieth anniversary, providing behind-the-scenes information, anecdotes, quotes from the stars and directors, and a look at the movie's premiere in Atlanta, Georgia, on December 15, 1939.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Herb Bridges
Publisher: Touchstone
Release: 1989
File: 244 Pages
ISBN-13: 067168387X

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