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"The Wind Done Gone" focus of next Women's Brown Bag Series

February 11, 2002

Alice Randall's novel imagines "an alternate version of what life might actually have been like for African Americans living in the Atlanta of "Gone with the Wind." Not without controversy (Mitchell's estate tried to block publication of the book), "The Wind Done Gone" attempts to "reckon with the horrifying and destructive legacy left behind by the institution of slavery." Dwonna Goldstone, department of languages and literature, will lead the discussion, which will take place in the African American Cultural Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 21.