ROSEN, Gerald. American, b. 1938. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor of English and University Writer-in-Residence, California State University, Sonoma, since 1971. Publications: Blues for a Dying Nation, 1972; Zen in the Art of J. D. Salinger, 1977; The Carmen Miranda Memorial Flagpole, 1977; Dr. Ebenezer's Book and Liquor Store, 1980; Growing Up Bronx, 1984; Mahatma Gandhi in a Cadillac, 1995. Address: English Dept., Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, U.S.A.