Donald McCaig

Donald McCaig is the award-winning author of Canaan as well as Jacob’s Ladder, designated “the best Civil War novel ever written” by the Virginia Quarterly. It won the Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction and the Library of Virginia Award for Fiction. He was chosen by the Margaret Mitchell estate to write Rhett Butler’s People, an authorized sequel to Gone with the Wind. He lives on a sheep farm in the mountains near Williamsville, Virginia, where he writes fiction, essays, and poetry, and trains and trials sheep dogs.

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Ruth's Journey

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Behind the Book: Ruth's Journey

Peter Borland of Atria Books describes his own personal journey to the acquisition of Ruth’s Journey by Donald McCaig, the authorized prequel to beloved classic Margaret Mitchell novel, Gone with the Wind.

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