Books: No Eggs

ANYBODY CAN Do ANYTHING (256 pp.) — Betty MacDonald — Lippincott ($2.75).

"Last winter I paid $49.50 for a pair of real alligator pumps and though they are comfortable and have stayed sewed even in snow, I miss those old exciting days when a sudden storm might mean the dissolving of my brand-new pair of brown simu-calf pumps and leave me standing at a busy intersection in my stocking feet."

In such breathless prose, well-shod, bestselling Author Betty MacDonald, 42, rummages back through her life in an effort to shake the last giggle out of her job-seeking days during the Depression. After...

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