LAWRENCE VAN GELDER
[While] racial strife sunders the world outside, five husbands and wives who founded a village for integrated couples like themselves, meet for a birthday party.
With that as a beginning, "The Perfect Party" [or "The Village: A Party"] … proceeds to raise a number of questions and to answer some.
How are the marriages faring and why? Is the village a success? Is integration a realistic solution to the problems of blacks and whites in American society?…
As the couples—drinking, dancing, dining—circulate … Mr. Fuller examines...
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