Brown, Margaret Lynn 1958-

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BROWN, Margaret Lynn 1958-

PERSONAL: Born November 18, 1958, in Austin, MN; daughter of Frank M. (an engineer) and Astrid L. (a homemaker) Brown; married Charles A. Parsons, July 21, 2001; children: Frank L. Education: University of Minnesota, B.S., 1980; University of Kentucky, M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 1995. Hobbies and other interests: Hiking, gardening, Welsh terriers.

ADDRESSES: Home—P.O. Box 21, Brevard, NC 28712. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Educator and historian. Brevard College, Brevard, NC, associate professor of history, 1996—. Center for the Study of War and Society, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, organizer of oral history project of Korean war veterans. Lecturer.

MEMBER: American Society for Environmental History, North Carolina Writers Network.


The Wild East: A Biography of the Great Smoky Mountains, University Press of Florida (Gainesville, FL), 2000.

Contributor to books, including The Leap Years: Transitions in the Lives of Women; contributor to periodicals, including Southern Exposure and Now and Then. WORK IN PROGRESS: An historical novel; research on the Korean war.



Journal of Southern History, May, 2002, Kathleen A. Brosnan, review of The Wild East: A Biography of the Great Smoky Mountains, p. 515.

Southern Cultures, fall, 2001, Frank G. Queen, review of The Wild East, p. 90.

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