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The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family - Chaim Potok A tedious season they awaitWho hears November at the gate- Alexander PushkinIntroduction: History brought together on the same soil two vigorous peoples, Russians and Jews, whose bitter destiny it was to be ruinously at each other's throats.Prologue: On a Thursday evening in the first week of January 1985, Adena and I landed in a snowstorm at Sheremetevo Airport in Moscow.Opening: Shortly after the turn of the century, a thirteen year old boy in a small town in White Russia fled from the impoverished home of his mother, his father having died five years earlier.1* The Gates of November3* Moominvalley in November