Books: Tabloid Angel

GIVE Us OUR DREAM (298 pp.)—Arthémise Goertz—Whitflesey ($2.75).

Arthémise Goertz, who wrote this Literary Guild selection for July, is fortyish and kindly, and she has had her quota of happiness, excitement and tragedy. Her New Orleans childhood was in the "German tradition of discipline and duty." She graduated from Tulane University magna cum laude, took with her a Phi Beta Kappa key and her Spanish professor as a husband. Later she lived in Mexico, wrote a book about it (South of the Border), then went to Japan on a scholarship. The day after Pearl...

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