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Margaret Mitchell killed by car in 1949...

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August 17, 1949

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, August 17, 1949 

* Margaret Mitchell killed 
* 'Gone With the Wind' author
* Pulitzer Prize winner 

This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 10:
"Driver Faces Death Charge" "'Gone With The Wind' Author Loses Battle" with photo of Mitchell. (see)

Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition with some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise very nice.

wikipedia notes: Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949) was an American author, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her novel Gone with the Wind. The novel is one of the most popular books of all time, selling more than 30 million copies (see list of best-selling books). An American film adaptation, released in 1939, became the highest-grossing film in the history of Hollywood, and received a record-breaking ten Academy Awards.

Category: The 20th Century

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