The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family Characters

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Solomon Slepak

Solomon Slepak was born in 1893. His father died when he was eight years old and his mother was extremely poor. He left home when he was 1thirteen years old because he didn't want to become a rabbi as his family desired. He made his way to America and taught himself English by reading the newspapers. The political structure of Russia was of great interest to him, and he went back to his homeland and became a dedicated Bolshevik killer. Solomon was very dedicated to the communist cause, and he believed in the people. When the party turned on their own people, he turned a blind eye. He wouldn't even believe that the party was wrong when they turned on him personally. Making excuses, he just commented that some innocent people had to suffer in order to find the true threats to the cause. Solomon refused to...

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