Nebraska Authors

Jack Todd

Born 1946 NE (USA)

The author joined the Army expecting to fight in Vietnam, but found that he was opposed to war. He deserted over Christmas, 1959 and went to Canada, leaving behind his family, the girl he loved, and his homeland. His book, Come Again No More, describes life on the Great Plains during the Depression.

Places Lived

Miami, FL

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Journalism; Memoir; Vietnam Era



Places Worked

Miami Herald
Montreal Gazette


Desertion in the Time of Vietnam. 2001.
Come Again No More. 2010.
Rain Falls Like Mercy. 2011.
Rose and Poe. 2017.

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