Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Women Authors) for Thursday, May 18, 2017:
A 1936 New York Times review called the debut novel by this author “in all probability, the biggest book of the year: 1,037 pages”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Mary Parker, a high school French & English teacher from Rogers, Arkansas
||Nan Cohen, a high school English teacher from Van Nuys, California
||David Clemmons, an 11th grade U.S. history teacher from Fort Worth, Texas
Remember, today’s scores get added to tomorrow’s to determine the overall winner of the tournament!
Who is Margaret Mitchell?
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The review was referring to Margaret Mitchell’s famous debut novel Gone with the Wind and was the best-selling American fiction book of both 1936 and 1937. It was the only novel of Mitchell’s published during her lifetime.
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