Books: Connecticut Gamut

BLANDINGS' WAY (314 pp.)—Eric Hodgins—Simon & Schuster ($3).

Mr. Standings had at last finished building his Connecticut dream house. As he commuted between his country acres and his Madison Avenue office, Blandings got to thinking that it wasn't really enough just to own a house. A man ought to pull his weight in the community. What happened to fiction's famous flannel-brained Manhattan adman in the social & political briers of rural New England is the lightsome burden of Blandings' Way, FORTUNE Editor Eric Hodgins' sequel to Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House.

The second book of Blandings is not so homely-timely as the...

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