Books: Long Good-by

FAREWELL TO FIFTH AVENUE—Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr.—Simon & Schuster ($2.75).

The tabloid mind, piously supposed to be plebeian, is no respecter of family. Last week, if further proof were needed, Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. hastened to clinch the matter. Scion of a name that in three generations has become legendary to U. S. gumchewers as the label of aristocratic wealth, Author Vanderbilt did his feebly sensational best to throw his tribe into scareheads. It was his tenth book; the only real news about it was that smart Publishers Simon & Schuster were bringing it out....

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