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GONE WITH THE WIND: "I NEVER EXPECTED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BE READING IT" MITCHELL, MARGARET. Typed Letter Signed, "Margaret Mitchell Marsh," to "Mr. Duncan," expressing surprise that young people would become interested in her book, Gone With the Wind. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery; faint scattered staining, minor smudging to first letter of signature, horizontal folds. Atlanta, 29 January 1945.

"How kind you were to write me about the seniors of Gordon Lee Memorial High School choosing 'Gone With the Wind' as the third book to be taken to a desert island! And yes, I am interested to know that 'Gone With the Wind' was listed among the first seven books they had read and liked in the last year. 'Gone With the Wind' was published in the summer of 1936 and certainly I never expected high school students to be reading it in 1945. To tell the truth, when I wrote it it never occurred to me that high school students, or any young people, would care for it. I thought that older people who were interested in the history of this part of the world would be my readers--if any."

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Margaret  Mitchell Talks about Gone With The Wind
Margaret Mitchell Talks about "Gone With The Wind"
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Auction closed on Thursday, October 12, 2023.

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