Individual Author Record
Name: Gerald Hewes CarsonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Born: 1899 in Carrollton, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionCarson was born in Carrollton, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationAfter 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