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The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family by  Chaim Potok - 1st Edition - 1996 - from BohemianBookworm and Biblio.com

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The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family

by Potok, Chaim

Condition: As New/As New


New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1996. Book. As New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. AS NEW | AS NEW , stated 1st edition / 1st printing, sienna board w black cloth quarter binding gilt font on spine, 249 pps., photos. Dust wrapper is not price clipped equally as new condition and now under mylar wraps. Both book and wrapper are pristine, right off the publisher's shelves and gift quality. Please see our photo of this offering. "Potok had chosen to take the story of Solomon Slepak, an inflexible 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. He uses their story as a vehicle of understanding the lives of those persecuted in the former USSR and in trying to understand what prompted them to put their lives at risk..


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