Nebraska Authors

Bess Eileen Day

Born 1916-07-21 Aurora, NE (USA)

Died 2002-03-12
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Aurora, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Fiction; biography


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts in English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE, 1966



Places Worked



Neihardt: The Music of What Happens. 1970.
The Bones of Lost Canyon. 1982.
The Barada Quest. 1989.
The Mortons of Arbor Lodge: Their Early Years in Nebraska Territory. 2001.

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