Simon & Schuster to Release “Gone with the Wind” Prequel Focusing on Mammy

Hattie McDaniel as Mammy in Gone with the Wind
Hattie McDaniel as Mammy in Gone with the Wind

Story to focus on the servant, Mammy …

Gone with the Wind is making a comeback.

Simon & Schuster has announced a prequel to the iconic 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell. Titled Ruth’s Journey, the book will focus on the backstory of Scarlett O’Hara’s servant, Mammy.

Hattie McDaniel made history as the first Black performer to win an Academy Award for her portrayal of Mammy in the 1939 movie version of Gone with the Wind.

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SOURCE: Jet Mag

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