Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gerald Hewes Carson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1899 in Carrollton, Illinois

-- Gerald Hewes Carson on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

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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Men, beasts and gods :
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The dentist and the Empress :
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The polite Americans :
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The social history of bourbon :
ISBN: 0813115094. OCLC Number: 10349374

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