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Gerald Hewes Carson

Born: 1899 in Carrollton, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Carson was born in Carrollton, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Gerald Hewes Carson on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Men, beasts and gods :
ISBN: 068413716X OCLC: 470801819

Scribner, New York : 1972

The dentist and the Empress :
ISBN: 0395331226 OCLC: 8785260

  The polite Americans :
ISBN: 031322417x OCLC: 6086262

Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. : 1980, ©1966.

  The social history of bourbon :
ISBN: 0813115094 OCLC: 10349374

University Press of Kentucky, [Lexington, KY] : 1984, ©1963.