First Edition stated. Humorous novel of a Soviet Russian who visits America. "Ivan Krassnaumov, a young Soviet scientist, arrives to do research at a marine biological station in California. He becomes involved with Carole, the wife of a polo-playing millionaire, and with Gus, the taxi-driver whose girl is in trouble. He runs foul of Red-baiters, is lionized by parlor-Pinks, exploited by a fund-grubbing scientist, and bewildered by everybody." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with few shallow chips.