cover image My Father's Geisha

My Father's Geisha

James Gordon Bennett. Washington Square Press, $8 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-671-74000-9

Siblings Teddy and Cora--who grew up in a squabbling, peripatetic Army major's family--learn that their elusive, recently widowed father has married an Asian woman with whom he has been involved since his service overseas. ``Bennett demonstrates a wonderful ear for dialogue and a storyteller's sure touch . . . despite a slight loss of momentum halfway through,'' said PW. (Dec.)