Nebraska Authors

Louise Long

AKA: Mrs. Max

Born Central City, NE (USA)

Co-author of the 1938 novel Seeds of Time, a novel about three generations of Nebraskans. Seeds of Time was based on Long's family history, using her father's diary and the history of Beatrice, Nebraska. Long has sold several works abroad, but Seeds was her first work to be published in the United States; She also wrote for popular journals, like Good House Keeping, Ladies Home Journal, etc.

Places Lived

Fairbury, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction


Nebraska Novels


Attended public schools in Fairbury
The University of California- Berkeley
University of Southern California- Los Angeles


Film cutter and Scenario writer at Paramount Studio
Wrote for popular journals


Co-authored works with Ethel Doherty


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