Recreation: Splendors at Home


The fine-limbed young woman rising from the foam on TIME'S cover is neither a naiad nor the creation of a fashion editor's imaginative whim. She is Mrs. William J. Anderson III, named Michael because she is the third of three daughters in a family that had been hoping for a boy. She is swimming not at Saint Tropez but at Sea Island, Ga.; she comes not from such routinely celebrated places as Manhattan, Boston, or Philadelphia, but from Nashville, Tenn.

In Nashville, her family is well-to-do but not rich, social but not all that social. Yet she...

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