Books: Women in Chains

NO HIDING PLACE—William Seabrook —Lippincott ($3).

With a clank of chains and the mingled aroma of voodoo incense and roasting human flesh, William Buehler Seabrook reveals a story of his life. It is sensational and apparently omits little but the spectacular chunks that went into Seabrook's earlier personal histories (Asylum, The Magic Island).

Author Seabrook was raised in Maryland's spooky Pennsylvania Dutch country. Whenever his domineering mother was out of his sight, William moped. One day his half-crazy grandmother (with the help of a delightful little bottle) led the sad child into a clearing...

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