Books: Marriage a la Mode

TOGETHER AND APART—Margaret Ken-nedy—Random House ($2.50).

Pretty Betsy Canning was a long time finding out that Husband Alec was not the man she, thought she married. For 15 years she had been the wife of an obscure civil servant who seemed as pleased as she was with their three children, a tasteful circle of friends as decently well off as themselves. Suddenly, after Alec's and Johnnie Graham's amateur operetta had made a sensation, she found herself a back number entertaining mobs of Alec's "Yahoo" theatrical acquaintances. He began living in a "genial, gregarious, alcoholic...

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