Books: A Family Affair

A BOOK OF DREAMS by PETER REICH 172 pages. Harper & Row. $5.95.

Peter Reich meets a girl at a party and takes her to his house for the night. A few minutes into amorous preliminaries, the girl decides she doesn't want to. "I don't know who you are," she says.

"Without thinking, I answered and then knew it was wrong. I felt the scream rising within me, a scream that left me spinning and falling alone, lost in space . . . 'I'm Wilhelm Reich's son,' I said."

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