Synopses & Reviews
I should have stayed in Germany with Leni . Glenn Morris, Colorado farm boy turned world s greatest athlete confessed on his deathbed that he should have stayed and lived his life with Leni. The Leni Leni Riefenstahl legendary filmmaker and darling of Hitler s Third Reich. Having met at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where Riefenstahl made one of her signature films, Olympia, Leni and Glenn began an intense love affair that was the subject of speculation and whispers even during one of the most tense Olympic Games in history. Based on extensive research, Frei s novel pieces together not only the love affair between Riefenstahl and Morris but what became of the two following the Olympics, the war years, and beyond.