Nebraska Authors

George Clifford Shedd

Born 1877 Ashland, NE (USA)

Died 1937-01-08
Los Angeles, CA

Shedd was the son of Katherine Lee Graves and Hibbard H. Shedd, Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska. Two of his books were adapted into films--The Incorrigible Dukane (filmed in 1915 with John Barrymore) and In the Shadow of the Hills (1921 film adaption renamed "Cold Steel").
Other prolific Nebraska writers of early westerns include George Barrington and Eugene Rhodes.

Places Lived

Ashland, NE
Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE
Los Angeles, CA

Author Of

  • Fiction


Western; Short Stories; Mysteries


University of Nebraska


Miniatures. 1900.
The Princess of Forge. 1910.
The Incorrigible Dukane. 1911.
The Isle of Strife. 1912.
The Lady of Mystery House. 1917.
The Invisible Enemy. 1918.
In the Shadow of the Hills. 1919.
The Iron Furrow. 1920.
Cryder. 1922.
A Cry in the Wilderness. 1922.
The Canyon of Conflict: A Western Story. 1927.
The Harbor Master.

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