Jonas, Carl S.
- Existence: 1913-1976
Carl S. Jonas was born in Omaha, Nebraska on May 22, 1913. He was a part-time instructor in the English Department at the Municipal University of Omaha from 1957 until 1966. He published eight novels: Beachhead on the Wind (1945), Jefferson Selleck (1952), Lillian White Deer (1964), The Observatory (1966), Our Revels Now are Ended (1957), Riley McCullough (1954), Snowslide (1950), and The Sputnik Rapist (1973). Many of his stories were set in the fictional Gateway City which resembled Omaha and satirized the lives of business people and academics. He died in Omaha, Nebraska on October 1, 1976. Brother of Emmy Gifford.