Nebraska Authors

Eileen Thompson Panowski

Born 1920-03-17 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 2011-03-18
Albuquerque, NM (USA)

A long time radio-chemistry technician at Los Alamos National Laborator and later a Museum Guide at the Los Alamos Laboratory Science Museum, the author completed her Ph.D. in anthropology at age 65. She wrote 6 mystery books for teen or intermediate readers. The Apache Gold Mystery, 1965, was an Edgar Allen Poe award nominee.

Places Lived

Los Alamos, NM

Author Of

  • Fiction

Keywords

Mysteries; YA Literature

Education

BA, 1941, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Occupation

Radiochemistry technician

Places Worked

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory,1956-

Honors

Phi Beta Kappa
American Association of University Women Writer's Project for Short Stories, first prize for "The Kestrel", 1962

Associations

Member of: American Association of University Women

Bibliography

The Blue-Stone Mystery. 1963.
The Spanish Deed Mystery. 1964.
The Apache Gold Mystery. 1965
The Dog Show Mystery. 1966.
White Falcon: An Indian Boy in Early America. 1977.

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