New York Times. January 26, 1957. Perry Search Goes On. Magazine Writer Disappeared From Home on Dec. 13. Special to The New York Times. Guilford, Conn., Jan. 25 -- State and local police still are pressing an unsuccessful search for George Sessions Perry, magazine writer. Mr. Perry, 46 years old, disappeared from his home here on Dec. 13. A state police helicopter flew over a wide area near the home for several hours yesterday but found no trace of the missing man. Mr. Perry, a sufferer from arthritis, disappeared while his wife, Claire, and a woman friend were visiting a dentist.