Nebraska Authors

Sandra Hilsabeck

Hilsabeck's experiences as a single teen mother in 1960s rural Nebraska helped make her an advocate for adoption and for understanding the experiences of birth families and adoptive families--though she kept her daughter who was later adopted by her first husband, one of many family experiences with adoption.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Inspirational; Relationships; Sports; Tennis; Adoption


Doane College


Tennis Coach (retired)


One Man and One Woman. 2005.
Drop Shot: Life Lessons Learned on the Rectangle. 2008.
Ready or Not, 10 Reasons to Love Your Baby. 2015.

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Sandra Hilsabeck

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