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The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family and in the Beginning, Two Novels by  Chaim Potok - First Edition - from bookwitch and Biblio.com

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The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family and in the Beginning, Two Novels

by Potok, Chaim

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Knopf (Borzoi), NY, 1996, First Ed. Octavo, hardcover, fine in near fine beige pictorial dj Giftable. 249 pp. including bibliography. The stormy lives of a Jewish father and son whose stories span the histoy of the Soviet Union. An old guard Bolshevik, Slepak miraculously surv ived the purges of the 30's and 40's but retained his unwavering faith in Communism. His son, Volodya, was an elite Moscovite until he dissented. This story is told with deep understanding and empathy. The other book, In the Beginning was published in 1975, is a book club edition, also near fine in dj.. Very Good/Very Good.


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