Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh greeting Margaret Mitchell, center, at the “Gone with the Wind” movie premiere held in Atlanta in 1939.
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Gone with the Wind, first published in June 1936, is according to many sources, the most successful and widely read novel ever published in America. The author, Margaret Mitchell of Atlanta, received a Pulitzer Prize in May of 1937 for her sweeping historical novel of the Old South set during the War for Southern Independence and Reconstruction. The novel was also wildly successful internationally.
By 1965, it had been published in twenty-five different languages in twenty-nine countries.
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