Chester Aaron (born May 9, 1923) is an American writer.
Early life and education
He was born in Butler, Pennsylvania to Albert and Celia (Charleson) Aaron.
He attended the following schools:
In addition to his writing, he has worked as a steel worker, an X-ray technician, a college professor, and a garlic farmer.
For young adults:
- Better than Laughter, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1972.
- An American Ghost, illustrations by David Lemon, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1973, reprinted Zumaya Publications. 2011.
- Hello to Bodega, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1976.
- Spill, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1978.
- Catch Calico!, Dutton (New York, NY), 1979.
- Gideon, Lippincott (Philadelphia, PA), 1982.
- Duchess, Lippincott (Philadelphia, PA), 1982.
- Out of Sight, Out of Mind, Lippincott (Philadelphia, PA), 1985.
- Lackawanna, Lippincott (Philadelphia, PA), 1986.
- Alex, Who Won His War, Walker (New York, NY), 1991.
- Home to the Sea, Brown Barn Books, 2008.
- Willa's Poppy, Zumaya Publications, 2005.
- The Cowbank, produced at University of California, Berkeley, 1955.
- About Us (novel) (autobiographical novel), McGraw (New York, NY), 1967, reprinted, Zumaya Publications. 2012.
- Garlic Is Life: A Memoir with Recipes, Ten Speed Press (Berkeley, CA), 1996.
- The Great Garlic Book, Ten Speed Press (Berkeley, CA), 1997.
- Black and Blue Jew: A Novel, Creative Arts, 2002.
- Garlic Kisses, Mostly Garlic Magazine, 2001, reprinted Zumaya Publications, 2004.
- Whispers, Zumaya Publications, 2004.
- Symptoms of Terminal Passion, El Leon Literary Arts, 2006.
- Murder by Metaphor, Zumaya Publications, 2009.
- About Them, El Literary Arts-Manoa Books, 2011.
- 25 Loves, Andrea Young Arts, 2009.
- "Chester Aaron". Penn State. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
- Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 2002. PEN (Permanent Entry Number): 0000000011.