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ASK ME TOMORROW-James Gould Cozzens-Harcourf, Brace ($2.50).

Francis Ellery is what Tennyson (describing himself and a whole species) once called a Second-Rate Sensitive Mind. As a New England, church-school and Harvard-educated author, Ellery, a poor young man, hires himself out to tutor and take care of twelve-year-old Walter Cunningham, who is lame but game and liable to seizures of asthma. Ellery's harder job is to satisfy Walter's mother of his absolute trustworthiness and interest in Walter. It isn't so bad as long as they are stranded in Switzerland, but when they move to southern France, within a few miles of Francis' beloved...

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