Rhett Butler’s People

Rhett butler's People book coverBarb of Fiction/AV/Teen Services recommends Rhett Butler’s People by Donald McCaig:

Rhett Butler’s People is an intriguing companion to Gone with the Wind.  It’s an epic story which chronicles the life and times of the adventurous and romantic hero, Rhett Butler.  Some of the people who shape Rhett’s life include his uncompromising, mean-spirited father, Rhett’s devoted sister Rosemary, his best friend and one-time slave, Tunis Bonneau, former love Belle Watling and, of course, the love of Rhett’s life, the passionate Scarlett O’Hara.  By all accounts, Gone with the Wind is so legendary that it seems untouchable.  However, Donald McCaig’s adaptation of the beloved Margaret Mitchell saga is a worthy story that never questions the essence of the characters:  family, land, country, and, most of all, love.