Nebraska Authors

Thomas "Topper" Teal

Places Lived

Boston, Massachusetts
Los Angeles, California

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Speech writing


Harvard University
graduate program at the University of California, Berkeley
Has completed course work for a doctorate, but did not finish the required thesis


Real estate developer
Tour guide to Asia and Europe
Translator of Scandinavian novels

Places Worked

New Yorker and Atlantic magazines
Written for the New Republic and the foreign ministry of Sweden
White House, manager of President Carter's speech writers
Editor-Harvard Business Review


Recieved a Fulbright Scholarship for study in Helsinki, Finland


Researcher for Lenny Bruce, controversial cosmic and social critic
The youngest son of Nebraska writer Val Teal

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Thomas "Topper" Teal

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