Books: If Maine Goes

NEIGHBOR TO THE SKY—Gladys Hasty Carrol—Macmillan ($2.50).

Gladys Hasty Carroll is not a Pollyanna, but she strongly sympathizes with her hero, who says: "I know something most folks don't seem to know. I know this world is full of the damnedest sweetest people a man would ever hope to meet." Not everybody in Neighbor to the Sky could be called sweet, but both Author Carroll and her hero reach their last-page goal without changing their minds. Like her earlier novels of Maine (As the Earth Turns, A Few Foolish Ones), Author Carroll's latest is...

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