Nebraska Authors

Dell H. Munger

Born 1862-12-15 near Chicago, IL (USA)

Died 1937-10-22
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Born near Chicago, the author completed high school in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, and briefly attended the Omaha Medical College. She published a single novel, Wind before the Dawn (1913) which drew on her experiences growing up on farms in the Midwest. The novel chronicled the experiences of a determined farm girl caught in a disappointing marriage, struggling to make a success of her farm on the Kansas plains. The novel received a good review in the May, 1913 issue of the Atlantic Monthly.

Author Of

  • Fiction


Upton Sinclair, friend


Wind before the Dawn. 1913.

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