Books: Help for the Listless

THE BOOK OF LISTS

by DAVID WALLECHINSKY, IRVING WALLACE and AMY WALLACE

521 pages. Morrow. $10.95.

Ten helpful hints for a proper appreciation of this book:

1) Remember that Novelist Irving Wallace and David Wallechinsky are father and son but that young David has adopted the original family name, which was changed when Irving's immigrant father passed through Ellis Island.

2) To learn who Amy Wallace is, turn to page 521. She is a) Irving's daughter, b) David's sister, c) the possessor of "such psychic skills as clairvoyant reading and psychic healing."

3) Do not be...

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