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The book is Gone With the Wind The time is 1861 and the action iscentered around Atlanta Georgia and the surrounding area It begins at Tara the OHaraplantation Scarlett quickly moves to Atlanta soon after her late husbands death shereturns to Tara though during the burning of Atlanta by the Yankees Once she hasmade Tara successful again and she needs money for the house she gets Frank Kennedymarry her So she moves back to Atlanta Once Frank is killed Scarlett marries Rhettand the two of them build a huge house outside of the city Scarlett OHara-Hamilton-Kennedy-ButlerThe main character of the book Scarlett was very beautiful and very stubborn With hermagnolia white skin and the smallest waist in 3 counties she was somewhatirresistible to men She used this to her advantage in every way she could It did get herplaces but where it didnt she had to resort to her wits and stubborn disposition shedecides that she loves Ashley Wilkes and vows that she will get him to say that he lovesher back This presents her first problem To solve this problem or to get back at Ashleyfor not marring her she gets Charles Hamilton to marry her instead That was a shortlived marriage because he was killed by pneumonia at a camp in war He did giveScarlett a baby whom she named Wade Hamilton She was very distraught after thisbecause it made her realize that Ashley might die She was sent to her sister in lawMelanie Wilkes who was Charless sitter and Ashleys wife They lived with their auntPittypat in Atlanta until the Yankees came to the city and burned it Then Scarlett andthe girls fled to Tara where Scarlett felt safe There she vowed to get the plantationrunning again even if it met killing the Yankee who tried to rob the house She did getAshley to proclaim his love for her but never any more than that She married FrankKennedy for his money when
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