Nebraska Authors

Henry J. Cordes

General assignment reporter for the Omaha World-Herald. Cordes has written two books on Nebraska football and along with fellow World-Herald reporter Todd Cooper, he reported on and wrote a book about the Anthony Garcia murder case (beginning 2008). The book, Pathological: The Murderous Rage of Dr. Anthony Garcia (2018), concluded that the police could have found Garcia before he committed a second set of murders in 2013.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Journalism


Omaha Central High School
University of Nebraska-Omaha


Journalist, Newspaper Reporter

Places Worked

Omaha World-Herald


Unbeatable: Tom Osborne and the Greatest Era of Nebraska Football. 2012.
Devaney: Birth of a Dynasty. 2014.
Pathological: The Murderous Rage of Dr. Anthony Garcia. 2018. (with Todd Cooper)

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