Books: Tedium at the Top

A MOMENT IN CAMELOT by Maggie Rennert. 713 pages. Bernard Ge/'s Associates. $8.95.

The latest of Publisher Bernard Geis' calculated jousts with sensationalism is less a matter of bad taste than of no taste. Where Geis' The King and The Exhibitionist were at least spicy, A Moment in Camelot is colorless and odor less and practically endless.

Its inadequately veiled subject is of course the Kennedys (here named Alec and Andrea Girard) and the people around them during their brief years in Washington. The story picks up round about 1960 and inches through the primaries and the election, breeding along the way...

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