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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gerald Hewes Carson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History

Born: 1899 in Carrollton, Illinois

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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.


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