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Fleeing a Europe besieged by Hitler, the parents of Nobel Laureate economist Wassily Leontief descend upon the author's home.

Genia and Wassily, by Estelle Leontief

  • Genia and Wassily
    By Estelle Leontief
    ISBN 0-939010-11-9 (paper)
    5½ x 8½
    88 pages

  • Leontief's memoir has in part the charm of leisurely anecdotal conversation about people of intrinsic interest. She evokes not only the notable personalities of her father- and mother-in-law but, through them, a cultural epoch.
    —Denise Levertov

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