Books: Lorelei

MEN, MARRIAGE AND ME—Peggy Hopkins Joyce—Macaulay ($2.50).

Born in Norfolk, Va., with the fairly respectable name of Margaret Upton, Peggy Upton Archer Hopkins Joyce Morner was only 15 when she ran away, fascinated, with Trick-Cyclist Heurtin, who promised to teach her how to turn a somersault on a bicycle and thus become a great actress. Mr. Heurtin was like a father to her, the simp, but in Colorado she met Everett Archer, who fluttered her; she married him, discovered that "Love is not beautiful and romantic; it is horrible and...

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