Books: The I of the Beholder

TESTIMONY AND DEMEANOR By John Casey Knopf; 207 pages; $8.95

"In my schools," a young man reflects, "I was taught to be myself, to be a gentleman, to be a success. Several different things, it turned out." Author John Casey also had his feet set upon the rungs to Eastern establishment success: St. Albans School in Washington; Harvard, class of '62; Harvard Law School. But somewhere along the way a muse appeared and made off with Casey's torts and breaches. He has been a writer ever since. And a succès, of some...

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