Books: Kathleen's Cloakroom

AMERICA, WITH LOVE (320 pp.)—Kathleen Winsor—Putnam ($4).

"She was intensely conscious of her own desirability, and sauntered along as if all the bungalows were filled with rich old men peeking from behind the curtains. Apparently she was convinced that Laurel Avenue was as likely a place as any other for her to be selected for ... a life of well-financed debauchery.''

Perceptive readers will recognize her right away. Her name is Vivian, but she is a lineal 20th century descendant of Amber St. Clare, the 17th century harlot whose life story (Forever Amber] was such...

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