Books: Half-Breed

CALL HER SAVAGE—Tiffany Thayer— Kendall ($2.50).

If you want to read a good imitation of a serious novel, try this one. It has many earmarks of what passes for worth; a pioneer panorama, noble savages, slick Manhattanites and Chicagoans, "frankness," a (pseudo) devil-may-care style. Author Tiffany Thayer knows how to butter his bread, knows many a reader will put up with oleomargarine if it is spread thick enough.

Nasa was the bastardette of an educated Indian who was swept off his moccasins by the wife of a successful rancher. She had fed herself...

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