Sport in the Land of Sanuk had the most graphic introduction of any magazine article in history. E.M. Swift deserves extra commendation for following the toughest act since Mantle batted after Maris in 1961. Indeed the sound heard throughout the land the day the swimsuit issue came out was not the voice of the turtle, but the screech of readers halting at page 112 and rustling back through pages 111 to 78.
Still, Swift's fighting-fish tale also made my day.
St. Petersburg, Fla.
You should be ashamed of yourselves—only one shot of Karen Alexander. (The small photo on page 4 doesn't count.) Last year there were two. More, please.
Mount Vernon, N.Y.
?Here's another of Karen (below left), in a two-piece white-and-gold nylon Lycra lam� suit by H[Sub 2]O ($88). The photo was taken at Chom Tian Beach in Pattaya, south of Bangkok.—ED.
Whoever was responsible for publishing only one picture of Cindy Crawford should be made to scrimmage against the pachyderm soccer team.
ROBERT T. PECK
?O.K., O.K. That's Cindy (below right) in a two-piece turquoise nylon satin suit by H[Sub 2]O ($78). This shot was taken at a house on Klong Bangkok Noi.—ED.