Books: Ei-lu-lu .. . Baby

TOO MUCH, TOO SOON (380 pp.)—Diana Barrymore & Gerold Frank—Holt ($3.95).

If a former glamour girl is down and out, shaken by the DTs, degraded by three nightmare marriages plus numerous vulgar affairs, and reduced to borrowing $100 from Tyrone Power—how can she rehabilitate herself? By turning to Alcoholics Anonymous? To a psychoanalyst? To the Salvation Army? Whatever else she tries, there is a handier way. She simply writes a book about it all.

Sometime Actress Diana Barrymore is the latest to try this therapeutic method, following in the footsteps of Singer Lillian Roth, a former alcoholic who found fame, fortune and...

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