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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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The social history of bourbon :
ISBN: 0813115094. OCLC Number:

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

The polite Americans :
ISBN: 031322417x. OCLC Number:

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

Men, beasts and gods :
ISBN: 068413716X. OCLC Number:

Scribner,. New York :. 1972

The dentist and the Empress :
ISBN: 0395331226. OCLC Number:

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