Books: International Handyman

LOOKING FOR A BLUEBIRD — Joseph Wechsberg—Houghfon Mifflln ($2.50).

Joseph Wechsberg is a bland, dark, persistent man of 38 who started out in life to be a concert violinist. In pursuit of the bluebird of happiness, he has wandered far afield. In addition to fiddling on transatlantic ships and in European cabarets, he has been a professional claqueur in Vienna, a croupier in Nice, a politician's secretary in Prague, a war reporter-photographer in Persia, Ethiopia, China and the South Seas, a malt salesman in Venezuela, a soldier in his native Czechoslovakia, a lecturer...

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