Ruth’s Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind

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Atria Books #ad - On a caribbean island consumed by the flames of revolution, Henri and Solange Fournier, an infant girl falls under the care of two French émigrés, who take the beautiful child they call Ruth to the bustling American city of Savannah. What follows is the sweeping tale of ruth’s life as shaped first by her strong-willed mistress, and then by Solange’s daughter Ellen and Gerald O’Hara, the rough Irishman Ellen chooses to marry; the Butler family of Charleston and their unexpected connection to Mammy Ruth; and finally Scarlett O’Hara—the irrepressible Southern belle Mammy raises from birth.

Exquisitely imagined, deeply researched. Through it all, Mammy endures, a rock in the river of time. This is a brave work of literary empathy by a writer at the height of his powers, who demonstrates a magisterial understanding of the period, its clashing cultures, and its heartbreaking crises. Set against the backdrop of the south from the 1820s until the dawn of the Civil War, heartbreak, here is a remarkable story of fortitude, and indomitable will—and a tale that will forever illuminate your reading of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind.

Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind #ad - Brings to the foreground the most enigmatic and fascinating figure in Gone with the Wind. As we witness the lives of three generations of women, at once a proud woman and a captive, gifted storyteller Donald McCaig reveals a nuanced portrait of Mammy, a strict disciplinarian who has never experienced freedom herself.

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Rhett Butler's People: The Authorized Novel based on Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Through rhett's eyes we meet the people who shaped his larger than life personality as it sprang from Margaret Mitchell's unforgettable pages: Langston Butler, Rhett's best friend and a onetime slave; Belle Watling, the woman for whom Rhett cared long before he met Scarlett O'Hara at Twelve Oaks Plantation, Rhett's unyielding father; Rosemary his steadfast sister; Tunis Bonneau, on the fateful eve of the Civil War.

. Of course there is Scarlett. Fully authorized by the margaret mitchell estate, Rhett Butler's People is the astonishing and long-awaited novel that parallels the Great American Novel, Gone With The Wind. Twelve years in the making, the publication of Rhett Butler's People marks a major and historic cultural event.

Rhett Butler's People: The Authorized Novel based on Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind #ad - Through the storytelling mastery of award-winning writer Donald McCaig, the life and times of the dashing Rhett Butler unfolds. Katie scarlett o'hara, the headstrong, passionate woman whose life is inextricably entwined with Rhett's: more like him than she cares to admit; more in love with him than she'll ever know…Brought to vivid and authentic life by the hand of a master, Rhett Butler's People fulfills the dreams of those whose imaginations have been indelibly marked by Gone With The Wind.

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Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Now alexandra ripley brings us back to tara and reintroduces us to the characters we remember so well: Rhett, of course, Ashley, Suellen, Aunt Pittypat, and, Mammy, Scarlett. As the classic story, the endless, moves forward, first told over half a century ago, the greatest love affair in all fiction is reignited; amidst heartbreak and joy, consuming passion between Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler reaches its startling culmination.

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. 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.

Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind #ad - 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 TribuneThe timeless tale continues. Rich with surprises at every turn and new emotional, breathtaking adventures, Scarlett satisfies our longing to reenter the world of Gone With the Wind.

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Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Lee, jesse—a gatewood slave whose love for maggie is unrequited—escapes north and enlists in Lincoln’s army, determined to confront his former masters, while Maggie finds herself living a life she never could have imagined as the wife of a blockade runner. From the interlocked lives of masters and slaves, Donald McCaig conjures a passionate and richly textured story in the heart of America’s greatest war.

As duncan fights for Robert E. Duncan gatewood, who conceives a son, seventeen and heir to the Gatewood plantation, falls in love with Maggie, a mulatto slave, Jacob. The destiny of these three compelling characters connect a Vicksburg brothel to a Richmond salon, the nightmare of a Confederate hospital to the lurid hell of battlefields at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville.

Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War #ad - Winner of the john eston Cook AwardWinner of the Boyd Military Novel Award. Maggie and jacob are sold south, and Duncan is packed off to the Virginia Military Institute. Winner of the michael shaara award for Excellence in Civil War FictionA civil war saga that resonates with the bitter glory and human shame of the Confederacy.

Jacob’s ladder is a civil war epic, a love story that pits the indomitable longing of the human heart against circumstances of racism, slavery, and war.

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Gone with the Wind

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Scribner #ad - This is the tale of scarlett o’hara, manipulative daughter of a wealthy plantation owner, the spoiled, who arrives at young womanhood just in time to see the Civil War forever change her way of life. Since its original publication in 1936, gone with the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.

Gone with the Wind #ad - Widely considered the great american novel, and often remembered for its epic film version, Gone With the Wind explores the depth of human passions with an intensity as bold as its setting in the red hills of Georgia. A superb piece of storytelling, it vividly depicts the drama of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

A sweeping story of tangled passion and courage, in the pages of Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell brings to life the unforgettable characters that have captured readers for over seventy years.

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The Wind Done Gone: A Novel

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Mariner Books #ad - The Wind Done Gone: A Novel #ad - The wind done gone is a passionate love story, a wrenching portrait of a tangled mother-daughter relationship, and a book that "celebrates a people's emancipation not only from bondage but also from history and myth, custom and stereotype" San Antonio Express-News. Taking sharp aim at the romanticized, manages to break away from the damaging world of the Old South to emerge into full life as a daughter, emotionally complex tale of her own - that of Cynara, Randall has ingeniously conceived a multilayered, a lover, the mulatto half-sister, a mother, beautiful and brown and born into slavery, whitewashed mythology perpetrated by this southern classic, who, a victor.

In this daring and provocative literary parody which has captured the interest and imagination of a nation, Alice Randall explodes the world created in GONE WITH THE WIND, a work that more than any other has defined our image of the antebellum South.

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Canaan: A Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Its points of reference are richmond in the throes of reconstruction; the trading floors of Wall Street; a Virginia plantation; and the Great Plains, where the splendidly arrogant George Custer—Yellowhair—rides to his fate against Sitting Bull’s warriors. This is the story of America over twenty years of its most turbulent history.

Canaan: A Novel #ad - Through her eyes we witness the hanging of her father by whites in the mass execution of 1863, Red Cloud’s banquet with President Grant, and that final confrontation on the bluffs above the Little Bighorn. The characters are black, white, and red, ex-Union and ex-Confederate; and the principal narrator is a Santee woman She Goes Before who marries an ex-slave.

A bred-in-the-bones storyteller. Geraldine BrooksCanaan fills a vast canvas.

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Road to Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell

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Taylor Trade Publishing #ad - It was a phenomenon whose success has never been equaled—and it shattered Margaret Mitchell’s private life. Margaret mitchell was as complex and compelling as her legendary heroine, Scarlett O’Hara, and her story is as dramatic as anything out of her own imagination—indeed, it is the basis for the legend she created.

Road to Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell #ad - . Gone with the wind took the American reading public by storm and went on to become the most popular motion picture of all time. In this commemorative reprint of road to Tara, Anne Edwards tells the real story of Margaret Mitchell and the extraordinary novel that has become part of our heritage.

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The Complete Gone With the Wind Trivia Book: The Movie and More

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Taylor Trade Publishing #ad - Related in loving detail are inside stories of the writing and publishing of the novel; the Hollywood frenzy of transforming the book into film, including casting headaches, on-set tensions, and jinxed scenes; the premiere; and the Academy Awards. This updated edition also contains the scoop on the publication of two gwtw sequels; the disastrous debut of the Scarlett television miniseries; the post–GWTW lives of cast members, such as the news of Gable’s secret lovechild; the restoration of three original costumes in time for GWTW’s seventy-fifth anniversary; and much, much more.

The Complete Gone With the Wind Trivia Book: The Movie and More #ad - The reader-friendly format—fact-packed features, quizzes, profiles, and photographs—will delight any GWTW fan and make this the one book that no “Windie” can do without. A must-have for gone with the wind fans!from margaret mitchell’s tattered manuscript to the film’s seventy-fifth anniversary, this book is a behind-the-scenes chronicle of Gone With the Wind—the book, the movie, and the phenomenon that continues today.

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Margaret Mitchell & John Marsh: The Love Story Behind Gone With the Wind

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Peachtree Publishing Company #ad - Based on almost 200 previously unpublished letters and extensive interviews with their closest associates, Walker’s biography of Margaret Mitchell and her husband, John Marsh, offers a new look into a devoted marriage and fascinating partnership that ultimately created a Pulitzer Prize–winning novel.

From years of meticulous research, Marianne Walker details the intimate and moving love story between a husband and wife, and between a writer and her editor. At every point, including the turbulent years of mitchell’s first marriage to Red Upshaw, it was John who provided the intellectual stimulation, emotional support, and editorial insights that allowed Peggy to channel her talents into the creation of her astounding Civil War epic.

This edition of walker’s biography celebrates the seventy-fifth anniversary of the publication of Gone With the Wind in 1936. In lively extracts from their letters to family and friends, their bohemian lifestyle as a young married couple, John and Margaret, the arduous but fulfilling years when Peggy was writing her famous novel, who also went by Peggy, the thrill of its acceptance for publication and its literary success, describe the stormy years of their courtship, and the excitement of the making of the movie.

Margaret Mitchell & John Marsh: The Love Story Behind Gone With the Wind #ad - In telling the private side of this twenty-four-year marriage, author Marianne Walker reveals a long-suspected truth: Gone With the Wind might have never been written were it not for John Marsh. He was peggy’s best friend and constant champion, and he became her editor, business manager, proofreader, researcher, and the inspiration and motivation behind her writing.

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The Orphan Mother: A Novel

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - How could this happen? who wanted him dead? mariah's journey to uncover the truth leads her to unexpected people--including George Tole, a recent arrival to town, fleeing a difficult past of his own--and forces her to confront the truths of her own past. In the years following the civil war, mariah reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock--the "Widow of the South"--has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee.

But when her ambitious, politically minded grown son, is murdered, Theopolis, Mariah--no stranger to loss--finds her world once more breaking apart. Brimming with the vivid prose and historical research that has won Robert Hicks recognition. An epic account of one remarkable woman's quest for justice for her son after the Civil War from the New York Times bestselling author and "master storyteller" of The Widow of the South San Francisco Chronicle.

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