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...acters--Scarlett O'Hara, Rhett Butler, and Ashley Wilkes--all created here by the deft hand of Margaret Mitchell, in this, her first novel.
The New York Times Book Review
This is beyond a doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best.
The true American classic everyone should read. A pampered southern belle witnesses her world being torn apart by war while the man she loves marries another woman. However, Scarlett is not one to sit back and watch things happen; she does everything in her power to get what she wants. But in the end...does she really know what she wants? Is it Ashley she loves or is it the cunning Rhett Butler? And can she get back what she has tossed away with both hands? Set during the Civil War this book is all excitement, love and heartache and will mesmerize readers.
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