Books: Disagreeable Gent

EAGLE AT MY EYES (252 pp.)—Norman Katkov—Doubleday ($2.75).

Norman Katkov, a glib, young (29) feature writer for the New York World-Telegram, has spotted a literary bandwagon and hopped aboard. Like Gentleman's Agreement, his Eagle at My Eyes barges head-on into the area of Jewish-Gentile social relationships. But Katkov works the other side of the street. His heroine becomes the victim of her Jewish husband's latent anti-Gentilism and the tribal animosity of his family.

Joe is a whiz of a newspaperman in St. Paul (Author Katkov's home town), but too cowardly to marry the Gentile girl he falls in love with. He sees her...

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