AARON, Chester. American, b. 1923. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Adult non-fiction, Agriculture/Forestry, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Chief X-Ray Technician, Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, CA, 1958-71; Technical Writer, MKI Engineering, San Francisco, 1971-72; Professor of English, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA, 1972-94. Publications: About Us (novel), 1967; Better Than Laughter (children's fiction) 1972; An American Ghost, 1973; Hello to Bodega, 1975; Spill, 1977; Catch Calico!, 1979; Gideon, 1982; Duchess, 1982; Out of Sight, Out of Mind, 1984; Lackawanna, 1986; Alex, Who Won His War, 1991; Garlic Is Life (memoir), 1996; The Great Garlic Book, 1997; Garlic Kisses (memoir), 2002; Black and Blue Jew (novel), 2002. Address: PO Box 388, Occidental, CA 95465, U.S.A.