Murray McEachen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1947. He is the son of Canadian parents, both of Scottish descent. He served as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 23 years before retiring in 1989 to assume other responsibilities with the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton.
While at UNB he studied history, obtaining his Master's degree in 2006. His interest in history led him to write this, his first novel.
Murray resides in Fredericton whith his wife Carol, a nuisance of cats and a large golden retreiver.
Margaret's Diary: From Scotland to Saskatchewan
By Murray McEachen
Published: December 4, 2012.
This is the story of a family living in Scotland, losing their home to the potato famine and the Highland Clearances, then moving to Canada where their future generation loses their Saskatchewan farm to the banks during the Great Depression.
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