Books: Cache as Cache Can

HOW TO HIDE ALMOST ANYTHING by DAVID KROTZ 1 57 pages. Morrow. $5.95.

The first beneficiary of organized crime is the organized criminal. The second is his well-paid opposition. The detectives, private guards, attack dogs and Kung Fu instructor all flourish in this lawless epoch; close behind are the writers of self-defense manuals. The most recherché of these literary crime fighters is David Krotz, author of How to Hide Almost Anything. Krotz, who is a carpenter as well as a writer, conjures up a harrowing world. Intruders perch upon window sills, second-story men prowl through closets, burglars tiptoe through kitchens and...

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