GSMNP Award Winning Author Dr Gail Palmer Describes Events Leading Up To The Formation Of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, The Individuals Promoting The Idea And Local Residents Resisting It She Also Delves Into The Way In Which The Park Service Managed The Park, In Particular, The Cemeteries And Considers The Future Of GSMNP And What S Needed For It To Continue To Occupy A Premier Position Among The Nation S National Parks.