By Donald McCaig
Approved by means of the Margaret Mitchell property, here's the first-ever prequel to 1 of the main liked and bestselling novels of all time, long gone with the Wind. The seriously acclaimed writer of Rhett Butler’s humans magnificently recounts the lifetime of Mammy, certainly one of literature’s maximum helping characters, from her days as a slave lady to the outbreak of the Civil War.
“Her tale begun with a miracle.” at the Caribbean island of Saint Domingue, an island fed on via the flames of revolution, a mindless assault leaves just one survivor—an baby woman. She falls into the palms of 2 French émigrés, Henri and Solange Fournier, who take the gorgeous baby they name Ruth to the bustling American urban of Savannah.
What follows is the sweeping story of Ruth’s lifestyles as formed by way of her strong-willed mistress and different larger-than-life personalities she encounters within the South: Jehu Glen, a unfastened black guy with whom Ruth falls head over heels in love; the shabbily genteel relations that first hires Ruth as Mammy; Solange’s daughter Ellen and the tough Irishman, Gerald O’Hara, whom Ellen chooses to marry; the Butler kinfolk of Charleston and their surprising connection to Mammy Ruth; and eventually Scarlett O’Hara—the irrepressible Southern belle Mammy increases from delivery. As we witness the tricky coming of age felt by way of 3 generations of ladies, talented storyteller Donald McCaig unearths a portrait of Mammy that's either nuanced and poignant, right now a proud lady and a captive, and a strict disciplinarian who hasn't ever skilled freedom herself. yet regardless of the cruelties of a global that has decreed her a slave, Mammy endures, a rock within the river of time. She loves with a ferocity that will astonish these round her in the event that they knew it. and he or she holds tight even to people who were misplaced within the ravages of her days.
Set opposed to the backdrop of the South from the 1820s until eventually the sunrise of the Civil warfare, here's a outstanding tale of fortitude, heartbreak, and indomitable will—and a story that would eternally light up your examining of Margaret Mitchell’s unforgettable vintage, long past with the Wind.
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