Ella Leffland

(b. 1931)

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born and reared in the backwater area east of San Francisco Bay, the setting of some of her fiction, whose novels include Mrs. Munck (1970), the story of a woman in her forties meanly victimized by a double standard; Love Out of Season (1974), presenting a woman's experiences in San Francisco's frenetic Beat world of the 1960s; and Rumors of Peace (1979), depicting a girl of grammar-school age growing up during World War II. Last Courtesies (1980) collects stories.

Subjects: Literature.

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