Books: A Trilogy Grows in Brooklyn

THREE NOVELS by Daniel Fuchs: SUMMER IN WILLIAMSBURG (380 pp.); HOMAGE TO BLENHOLT (301 pp.); LOW COMPANY (314 pp.)—Basic Books ($7.95).

Daniel Fuchs did not die in the '30s, he just went west.

A widely acclaimed young novelist, he was discouraged by the poor sales of his books and turned to short stories, which soon turned him to Hollywood. He has been there since, writing unmemorable scripts (although he won an Academy Award in 1955 with Love Me or Leave Me) and, occasionally, excellent short stories. But his fiction trilogy of Jewish life in...

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