Books: Unmaking of an American

MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED (310 pp.)—John Dos Passos—Prentice-HalI ($3.SO).

". . . It was the wildest summer. I came back first class with a lady tennis player from Santa Barbara just to study the decadent bourgeoisie. I engaged in a Dada manifestation and helped put on a Stravinski ballet. I interviewed Abd-el-Krim in Morocco and wrote a play called Shall Be the Human Race but there's nothing worth seeing in Europe except the Ballet Russe and the révolution mondiale."

It was 1926, and Jed Morris was in his 20s when he gave this account....

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