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
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.