Books: Tourist Trap

LADY by THOMAS TRYON 341 pages. Knopf. $7.95.

Welcome to Pequot Landing, folks.

Another genuine New England town put up by that ex-movie-actor fella, Mr.

Tryon. We local extras like to think our little community is a far sight nicer place to live than those boom villages Mr. Try-on built for The Other and Harvest Home. No weird twins up to supernatural devilment here, nosir, and no mythical human sacrifices either. Oh, we've had our odd sexual fandangos, if you get my drift, but if that's all you're after, you'll want to head on over to Peyton Place. Lots more action there.

Not that we're...

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