Books: Museum Piece

LIFE WITH FATHER—Clarence Day— Knopf ($2).

Three years ago Clarence Day amused readers with a slight, shrewd, sentimental collection of sketches called God and My Father, dealing with the many difficulties in the relationship of the elder Day to religion in general, his wife's religion in particular. Father was stubborn, spirited, redheaded, nothing if not practical. The God visioned by clergymen and his wife struck him as distinctly unrealistic, overemotional, inefficient and certainly not a good executive type. Father thought of Heaven in terms of a good club; he snorted with exasperation...

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