Books: The Voices of '76 A Readers' Guide to the Revolution

This month a parapsychologist and ghostwriter named Hans Holzer (Haunted Hollywood', The Phantoms of Dixie) is bringing forth a new ectoplasmic epic full of patriots and poltergeists called—what else?—The Spirits of 76. On July 1 a clever adman named Paul Foley will launch a confection entitled Fresh Views of the American Revolution. Foley's text is snappy but traditional. The fresh views turn out to be 19 brand-new, genuine, oldfashioned, neoprimitive paintings of great historic events lately limned by Artist Oscar de Mejo (the Declaration of Independence scene, for example, presents Jefferson,...

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