Furthermore: Nov. 15, 1993

A lawyer's wish list

The soap opera of the superrich, Haft family's feuding should be enough to make at least one publisher rush out a quicky version of the tangled tale of father vs. son and love turned sour. Wrong. One author's proposal has been turned down by an astounding 18 publishers, and a couple of other writers have been shut out. Seems some properties are too hot to handle: nobody wants to be iced out of the Haft's giant Crown bookstore chain -- or to get on their hefty list of those being sued.

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