Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood
Granted unprecedented access to GWTW records and correspondence, Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley, Jr., examine how a disorganized and incomplete manuscript by an unknown Southern writer was discovered by a major New York publisher and became one of the most popular, profitable, and controversial novels in literary history.
"[T]he authors expertly turn even the most technical subjects into an adventure." ---Publishers Weekly
A Bestseller's Odyssey is a “detailed and well-documented account of the creation, publication, and ongoing product management of Margaret Mitchell’s famous novel of the Civil War South” that will “appeal to all fans of the book or the film, as well as popular literary history buffs and writers." ---Library Journal