Books: Good Conglomerate

THESE FOREIGNERS—William Seabrook —Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

Except during his seven months in a mental hospital, which he described in Asylum, big, credulous, 52-year-old William Seabrook has never found in the U. S. the kind of people he likes to write about most—devil worshipers, whirling dervishes, cannibals. In These Foreigners, a study of foreign-born Americans, Author Seabrook finds a suitable compromise. Popular, readable, with a minimum of round-figure footnotes, his book picks only the "non-statistical, humaninterest" highlights.

Author Seabrook got the idea by looking around at his foreign-born neighbors in the Hudson River's...

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