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Ellen F. Brown

Ellen F. Brown is an award-winning freelance writer and co-author of the book Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller’s Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood. She writes about a wide variety of topics relating to literary and publishing history. You can read more about her work at www.ellenfbrown.com and follow her on Twitter @ellenfbrown.

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Christmas, Inc.: A Brief History of the Holiday Card

Americans still purchase approximately 1.6 billion holiday cards a year. What about this old-fashioned tradition appeals to so many?