Books: Waiter

"COMING, SIR!"—Dave Marlowe—Lippincott ($2.50).

What goes on behind a waiter's poker face? Many a nervous, exasperated or curious diner has often wondered. Last week a waiter took off his uniform and tried to tell. What he had to say was disappointing. Thirty-year-old Dave Marlowe (real name: Arthur Timmens) has been a ship's steward on British and U. S. liners, a waiter in New York speakeasies and night clubs, has worked in swanky London hotels, in rowdy pubs. But apparently he paid as little attention to the guests as they paid to him. As a...

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