Nebraska Authors

Betty Eadie

AKA: Betty J. (Stewart) Eadie

Born 1942 Valentine, NE (USA)

Mother was a Sioux Indian

Eadie's story of her near-death experience after a medical procedure, Embraced By the Light, reached No. 1 on the New York Times list of nonfiction best-sellers in 1993.

Places Lived

Valentine, NE
Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota
Burien, WA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Biography


Death; Inspirational; Religion; Spirituality; Near-Death Experiences


St. Francis Indian School




Embraced By the Light. 1993.
The Awakening Heart: My Continuing Journey to Love. 1996.
The Ripple Effect: Our Harvest. 1999.
Embraced By the Light: Prayers and Devotions for Daily Living. 2001.

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