Books: That Was No Lady...

WOMEN AND THOMAS HARROW (497 pp.)—John P. Marquand—Little, Brown ($4.75).

In Marquand novels, the women all want to live on Easy Street and the men never can decide what street they want to live on. The hero of the latest Marquand. Playwright Tom Harrow, has been living on Easy Street for a quarter-century, and his wives with him. Now, with financial disaster an accomplished fact, his third wife, once a beautiful actress lately going a little ripe, pastes him with a shocking half-truth: "And what did I get? It's about time someone told you...

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