Books: The Sound of Stephen Longstreet

THE LAST MAN COMES HOME—Stephen Longstreet—Random House ($3).

Author Longstreet might have called his book The Sound of an American if he had not used that title a few weeks ago for the novel he wrote under the pen name of "David Ormsbee" (TIME, Sept. 21).

Amusingly illustrated by the author, The Last Man Comes Home (not to be confused with his Last Man Around the World) is the testy fable of a cocky young Brooklynite author who fled West "from the demands of the ladies' clubs who wanted to look at me." Taking a boat down the Yellowstone River, he followed its...

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