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The gates of November

chronicles of the Slepak family

by Chaim Potok

  • 331 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Slepak family.,
    • Slepak, Solomon, 1893-1978 -- Family.,
    • Slepak, Vladimir, 1927-,
    • Slepak, Mariya.,
    • Jews -- Soviet Union -- Biography.,
    • Jewish communists -- Soviet Union -- Biography.,
    • Refuseniks -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-249).

      Statement Chaim Potok.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.R95 S55976 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 249 p. :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL967693M
      ISBN 100394588673
      LC Control Number96004148

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The Gates of November is a fascinating account of a chaotic time in Russian history. It sheds light on the post-Soviet world in which many central Asians are now living and the realities they have had to face in their own countries' histories/5.

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The son is a "refusenik," who risked his life and happiness to protest everything his father held dear. The Road Ahead is a book written by Bill Gates, co-founder and then-CEO of the Microsoft software company, together with Microsoft executive Nathan Myhrvold and journalist Peter hed in Novemberthen substantially revised about a year later, The Road Ahead summarized the implications of the personal computing revolution and described a Cover artist: Laurie Rippon (jacket design).

Chaim Potok’s “The Gates of November” is an extremely intense non-fiction book, written about a Jewish family. The book delves into the father/son relationship that Potok is well known for in his books. Taken from interviews with family members and friends, the book is an extremely detailed account of the social stratum, survival as Jews in antisemitic Russia, and.

The Book of Gates is an Ancient Egyptian funerary text dating from the New Kingdom. It narrates the passage of a newly deceased soul into the next world, corresponding to the journey of the sun through the underworld during the hours of the night. The soul is required to pass through a series of 'gates' at different stages in the journey.

Each gate is associated with a different goddess. The Gates of November, whose title is derived from a line in a poem by Aleksandr Pushkin, recounts the experiences and ordeals of Solomon Slepak. Buy The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family by Chaim Potok online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family Summary.

The Gates of November by Chaim Potok tells the tale of the Slepak family. The father was a Jewish high-ranking communist officer and his son was an anti-Communist. This novel showed how both generations struggled to survive throughout Russia's turbulent history. The Gates of November by Chaim Potok tells the tale of the Slepak family.

The father was a Jewish high-ranking communist officer and his son was an anti-Communist. This novel showed how both generations struggled to survive throughout Russia's turbulent history. Solomon was a young Russian man whose.

Gates was introduced to the book by his wife Melinda, who "kept stopping to recite parts of it out loud" to him, he said in a interview with The New York Times. "Eventually, I decided to take. Buy The Gates of November by Potok, Chaim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25).Potok, whose novels of families at odds with themselves ring so true (I Am the Clay,etc.), turns his attention to a deeply divided real-life family of Russian Jews.

Volodya Slepak's name will be familiar to anyone who was active in the movement to free Soviet Jews in the s and '80s. He and his wife, Masha, were two of the most steadfast of the "refuseniks," Jewish activists Author: Chaim Potok.The Gates is a step away from Iain Rob Wright's normal horror novels.

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