Gerald Hewes Carson
Pen Name: None
Born: 1899 in Carrollton, Illinois
Deceased: 1989 in Langhorne, Pa
Carson was born in Carrollton, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
After spending his working years in advertising, Gerald Carson embarked upon a second career as an author during his retirement years. His specialty was social history, but his sense of humor and writing style gave his works a popular accessibility.
- The Old Country Store, Oxford University Press, 1954
- Cornflake Crusade, Reinhart, 1957
- The Roguish World of Doctor Brinkley, Reinhart, 1960
- One for a Man, Two for a Horse, Doubleday, 1961
- The Social History of Bourbon, Dodd, 1963
- The Polite Americans: A Wide-Angle View of Our More or Less Good Manners over Three Hundred Years, Morrow, 1966
- Men, Beasts, and Gods: A History of Cruelty and Kindness to Animals, Scribner, 1974
- The Golden Egg: The Personal Income Tax, Where It Came From, How It Grew, Houghton Mifflin, 1976
- A Good Day at Saratoga, American Bar Association, 1978
- The Dentist and the Empress: The Adventures of Dr. Tom Evans in Gas-Lit Paris, Houghton Mifflin, 1983
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The Old Country Store
Release Date: 1965
Release Date: 1957
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