Nebraska Authors

Ernest E. Rydberg

AKA: Ernie Rydberg

Born 1901-08-09 Central City, NE (USA)

Died ≈ 1990

Places Lived

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Play/Screenplay


Juvenile Fiction; Magazine Articles


AB, 1927, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


Free-lance writer
Case reviewer, researcher and writer for the Department of Public Welfare, San Diego, CA

Places Worked



Bright Summer. 1953.
Sixteen Is Special. 1954.
The Silver Fleet. 1955.
The Golden Window. 1956.
Conquer the Winds. 1957.
The Mystery in the Jeep. 1959.
The Day the Indians Came. 1964.
The Dark of the Cave. 1965.
The Yellow Line. 1969.
Footsy. 1973.
The Shadow Army. 1976.
Co-Author of Granville Bayse (three -act play), produced in 1944, and of The Third Monkey.
Writer of approximately four hundred short stories for magazines and several radio scripts.

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