Books: Cradle of the Cheap

Cradle of the Cheap GAL REPORTER—Joan Lowell—Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50). Joan Lowell, who signed her name to The Cradle of the Deep, one of the best-selling true-story hoaxes of recent years, has rested on her dubious laurels for four years. When her money dwindled, she had to hunt a job. She got one as reporter on a Boston tabloid, the Daily Record. Gal Reporter tells, in ochreous tabloid style, some of her assignments. For tabloid readers who think highly enough of their favorite reading matter to buy it in hook form, Gal Reporter should...

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