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WHERE THE MONEY WAS. THE MEMOIRS OF A BANK ROBBER by WILLIE SUTTON with EDWARD LINN 339 pages. Viking. $10.

A note oddly resembling honesty sounds now and then in this cheerful book of jailhouse blues by Bank Robber Willie ("The Actor") Sutton. All the world knows Sutton as the man who said, when asked why he robbed banks, "Because that's where the money is."

Well, says Willie—now 75 and sprung—it's a good line. But the fact is that some reporter made it up. Thus Sutton declines credit for the most perceptive self-analysis since Cardinal Newman's Apologia pro vita sua. Obviously he is...

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