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Southern daughter : the life of Margaret Mitchell

Author: Darden Asbury Pyron
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life of the author of "Gone With the Wind," tracing the way personal episodes were employed in her fiction, how her knowledge of Southern culture influenced her writing, and many little-known aspects of her career.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pyron, Darden Asbury.
Southern daughter.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)551270379
Named Person: Margaret Mitchell; Margaret Mitchell; Mitchell; Margaret Mitchell; Margaret Mitchell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darden Asbury Pyron
ISBN: 0195052765 9780195052763
OCLC Number: 22624256
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 533 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: City of the tribe --
Rebels, patriarchs, and ladies --
Jimmy --
Shero --
"Where do we go from here?" --
First or nothing --
The baby-faced vamp --
The lion's den --
The whole story --
St. John --
Hell in narrow quarters --
Labor pains --
History riddled --
The strange disappearance of Pansy Hamilton --
Lamed ambition --
Bloody work done --
Ground exceeding fine --
Hollywood follies --
Pee soup --
Hawk and buzzard time --
Wildcats of the world, unite! --
A strange, dark country --
A story told.
Responsibility: Darden Asbury Pyron.
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This biography of the author of "Gone with the Wind" reveals how she shunned her privileged background to forge a career in the male-dominated newspaper business, lending her support to numerous  Read more...

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