Books: The Colonel's Lady

BRING ME A UNICORN: Diaries and

Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh,

1922-1928

259 pages. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

$6.95.

Old Friend Corliss Lament sent round his suggestions for summer reading in Maine—the Apology, Crito, Phaedo, etc. "I haven't told you about Groton and dear Dwight," young Anne Morrow writes to her sister from Smith College. "He was so sweet and dear and such fun." With a certain pleasant gush, these fragments evoke an age—the long-gone innocence of growing up in Englewood, N.J., in an atmosphere of affluent rectitude and Jamesian family tours of the Continent.

Admirers of Mrs. Lindbergh's style, which tends toward what might be called...

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