Books: Daughter's Discovery

THOSE FIRST AFFECTIONS—Dorothy Van Doren—Houghton Mifflin ($2.50).

When Sarah was six and lived in Brooklyn, her father was making a lot of money at the race tracks, wore fine brown suits, owned a good house. When Sarah was seven, her life was a nightmare of cheap boarding houses, lost toys, bewildering moves from hotels whose bills could not be met. By the time she was 14, her mother was working and her father sat at home struggling with vague inventions which never turned out right.

The third novel by Dorothy Van Doren, Those First Affections...

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