FICTION: Anachronism

The Story* is about Pauline Manford, her gaily poised daughter Nona Manford, her tired-lawyer husband Dexter Manford, her easy-going son by a former husband Jim Wyant, and Jim's wife Lita.

Pauline Manford shifts the gears, steers the lives of all the others. A woman whose day is divided into minute portions, at the same time a member of the Motherhood League and the Birth Control Society, she makes activity an aim in itself.

Reduced to its lowest terms, the action of the book is provided by Nona's love affair with Stan Heuston and Lita's...

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