Gone With the Wind Author:Margaret Mitchell This is the tale of Scarlett O'Hara, the spoiled, ruthless daughter of a wealthy plantation owner, who arrives at young womanhood just in time to see the Civil War sweep away the life for which her upbringing has prepared her. After the fall of Atlanta she returns to the plantation and by stubborn shrewdness saves her home both from Sherman and... more » the carpet baggers. But in the process she vows never to be hungry again.
In these vivid pages live the unforgettable people who have captured the attention of millions of readers--of every age, in every walk of life. Here are Rhett Butler, Scarlett's counterpart, a professional scoundrel as courageous as Scarlett herself; Melanie Wilkes, a loyal friend and true gentlewoman; and Ashley Wilkes for whom the world ended at Appomattox. Here are all the charters and memorable episodes that make Gone with the Wind a book to read and re-read and remember forever.« less