Books: O Provincetown!

TIME AND THE TOWN—Mary Heaton Vorse—Dial ($3.50).

After Mary Heaton Vorse had lived in Provincetown some 35 years, a native said to her one day: "We've gotten to think of you as one of us." Author Vorse was tickled silly. A hectic career as a pinko labor reporter and foreign correspondent has left her with little that is so permanently satisfying as her adopted home port, Provincetown—the fishing-&-tourist village at the end of Cape Cod.

Time and the Town is her rambling, sentimental, intermittently colorful account of this famed tourist haven, artists' colony and birthplace...

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