Gone with the Wind

Scribner - 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. 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.

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. 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.





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

Grand Central Publishing - As the classic story, moves forward, first told over half a century ago, the endless, 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. Now alexandra ripley brings us back to tara and reintroduces us to the characters we remember so well: Rhett, of course, Mammy, and, Aunt Pittypat, Suellen, Ashley, Scarlett.

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. 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.

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





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

St. Martin's Press - 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 unyielding father; Rosemary his steadfast sister; Tunis Bonneau, the woman for whom Rhett cared long before he met Scarlett O'Hara at Twelve Oaks Plantation, Rhett's best friend and a onetime slave; Belle Watling, on the fateful eve of the Civil War.

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. Of course there is Scarlett. 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 - 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.





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

Atria Books - 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. Through it all, Mammy endures, a rock in the river of time.

. Geraldine brooks, author of marchthe only authorized prequel to Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind—the unforgettable story of Mammy. 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.

. 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.

Ruth's Journey: The Authorized Novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind - Brings to the foreground the most enigmatic and fascinating figure in Gone with the Wind. Exquisitely imagined, deeply researched. 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.





Roots: The Enhanced Edition: The Saga of an American Family

Vanguard Press - The enhanced edition features: •    full text of the book •    video introduction and interview with david wilson •    new video interview with tom brokaw •    footage of author alex haley provided by the nbc news archives and the haley family, including Today Show interviews with Tom Brokaw, an extended interview about the book, Roots-related events in the 1970s, and more  45 minutes of video •    Recordings of Alex Haley speaking about researching and writing the book 30 minutes of audio •    10 rare photos from the Haley family •    Essay by Alex Haley •    Reading Group Guide •    Introduction by Michael Eric Dyson •    Extended biography of Haley  .

There are also photos, footage, and recordings from the Haley family, all of which provide a unique understanding of Alex Haley’s journey researching and writing the book. In new video interviews nbc’s Tom Brokaw and David Wilson reflect on the story’s lasting impact. Roots: the enhanced edition features rare interviews with author Alex Haley from the NBC News Archives that took place as the Roots phenomenon unfolded over 30 years ago.

Roots: The Enhanced Edition: The Saga of an American Family - Roots opened up the minds of americans of all colors and faiths to one of the darkest and most painful parts of America’s past, and we continue to feel its reverberations today. Roots is a groundbreaking story of history and family that spanned continents and touched generations. One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, racial, Roots galvanized the nation and created an extraordinary political, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the publication of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people.





The Thorn Birds

HarperCollins e-books - Beautiful…. Compelling entertainment. New york times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous. Chicago tribuneone of the most beloved novels of all time, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, dark passions, titanic struggles, The Thorn Birds, returns to enthrall a new generation.





The Search for Scarlett O’Hara: Gone with the Wind and Hollywood’s Most Famous Casting Call

- The largest aspect of this grand preparation was finding just the right woman to play the legendary character of Scarlett O'Hara, the fiery Southern belle who went from spoiled plantation girl to driven survivor. 1939 is considered the greatest year during the Golden Age of Hollywood due to the large amount of superb movies released during those twelve months.

Practically the entire female population of Hollywood and in many cases the rest of the nation between the ages of 17 and 40 wanted to play the coveted role. Arguably the greatest hollywood movie ever made and the most financially lucrative with inflation taken into account, GWTW took two and a half years just to get to the point of filming.

The Search for Scarlett O’Hara: Gone with the Wind and Hollywood’s Most Famous Casting Call - Gone with the wind' enthralls audience with magnificencethat is what the atlanta constitution newspaper ran as its banner headline in mid-December 1939, after the cream of the Hollywood crop joined the Southern city and half of the southeast, according to some accounts the previous evening to premiere the much-anticipated film that would take the country by storm.

The search for scarlett o’hara: gone with the wind and Hollywood’s Most Famous Casting Call delves into the interesting casting options and machinations of powerful men and glamorous women to fill the part of the century. Among the dozens of films made and/or distributed in '39, by far, Gone with the Wind held, the highest profile.





Rebecca

Little, Brown and Company - Rebecca is a work of immense intelligence and wit, elegantly written, thematically solid, suspenseful. Washington post "daphne du Maurier created a scale by which modern women can measure their feelings. Stephen king last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives--presenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave.

. The novel begins in monte carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. First published in 1938, this classic gothic novel is such a compelling read that it won the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century. Orphaned and working as a lady's maid, she can barely believe her luck.





Doctor Zhivago

Print On Demand - In the grand tradition of the epic novel, zhivago; the revolutionary, Strelnikov; and Lara, Boris Pasternak's masterpiece brings to life the drama and immensity of the Russian Revolution through the story of the gifted physician-poet, the passionate woman they both love. Caught up in the great events of politics and war that eventually destroy him and millions of others, Zhivago clings to the private world of family life and love, embodied especially in the magical Lara.





To Kill a Mockingbird Harperperennial Modern Classics

Harper - A gripping, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a south poisoned by virulent prejudice, heart-wrenching, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.

Voted america's best-loved novel in pbs's the great american readharper lee's pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatredOne of the most cherished stories of all time, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country.





The Godfather

Berkley - A tale of family and society, obedience and rebellion, law and order, it reveals the dark passions of human nature played out against a backdrop of the American dream. With an introduction by Robert J. This unforgettable saga of crime and corruption, passion and loyalty continues to stand the test of time, as the definitive novel of the Mafia underworld.

A #1 new york times bestseller in 1969, directed by francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo’s epic was turned into the incomparable film of the same name, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Thompson and anthony Puzoand an Afterword by Peter Bart. It is the original classic that has been often imitated, but never matched.

The Godfather - Mario puzo’s classic saga of an american crime family that became a global phenomenon—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. With its brilliant and brutal portrayal of the Corleone family, The Godfather burned its way into our national consciousness.