Nebraska Authors

Linda Hillegass

Born 1947 Bethany (Lincoln), NE (USA)

Hillegass, along with her spouse, local historian Jim McKee, was the long time owner-manager of Lincoln's Lee Booksellers bookstore. She is the daughter of Cliffs Notes founder, Cliff Hillegass.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Fiction; Essays; Gardening; Journalism


Bookstore Manager

Places Worked

Cardver County Library System, MN
Lincoln City Libraries
Lee Booksellers


Nebraska Literary Heritage Association’s Literary Heritage Award, 2011


Nebraska Literary Heritage Association


Foxgloves. 1988. (in Fine Gardening Magazine)
City Shapers: The Events that Defined Lincoln. 1987.
Double Vision in Perennials: Toward Continuous Bloom. 1991.
Flower Gardening in the Hot Midwest. 2000.

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