Margaret Mitchell

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Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 - August 16, 1949) was an American novelist.[1] She is best known for writing Gone with the Wind.[2] She was born in Atlanta, Georgia.[2] Her mother's family was Irish Roman Catholic. In Atlanta on 11 August 1949, Mitchell was hit by a car driven by a drunk driver. Five days later, she died of her injuries.[2] The driver was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

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