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The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 7 - Epilogue Summary

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Chapters 7 - Epilogue Summary and Analysis

In June of 1970, Volodya and Masha's apartment was searched. Nothing was found. Ten days before the search, Volodya and seventy-four others signed a letter to the United Nations asking for the right to emigrate to Israel. Volodya continued looking for work and obtained a job in the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the Academy of Sciences. One day, KGB agents came to his workplace to ask about him and he was asked to leave his job. This happened in September 1971. After that job, Volodya got a job sharpening pencils for a workshop. KGB agents once again appeared in his workplace on a regular basis until he was asked to leave that job in 1972.

Masha retired in 1971, and the two survived on her small pension in addition to monies from those who supported refuseniks - dissidents whose visa applications were repeatedly refused...

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