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The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family

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From the author of The Chosen comes a work of nonfiction that chronicles the stormy lives of a Jewish father, Solomon Slepak, an infelxible old-guard Bolshevik, and his son, Volodya, who became an internationally renowned "refusenik" hero during the 18 years of his persecution for attempting to leave the Sovviet Union. Potok tells their story with deep understanding and empathy. 13 photos.

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ISBN:
9780394588674
Subtitle:
(chronicles of the Slepak family )
Author:
Potok, Chaim
Publisher:
Knopf :
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Slepak, Solomon
Subject:
Refuseniks -- Biography.
Subject:
Jewish Communists.
Subject:
Refuseniks.
Subject:
Jewish communists -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 245-249.
Series Volume:
v. 31, no. 4
Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xv, 249 p.
Dimensions:
9.56x6.60x1.08 in. 1.31 lbs.

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