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בשבילה גיבורים עפים

4.16  ·  Rating Details ·  96 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
לא היו לזה סימנים מבשרים, שום התראה מוקדמת: יום אחד הוא פשוט הופיע בשיכון, והעולם השתנה. קראו לו יורם, היו לו עיניים בלי צבע וכישרון נדיר לצרות, והוא ליכד סביבו ארבעה חברים שיישארו יחד תמיד. או שלא. כי לפעמים ההיסטוריה בורחת מן המסלול שהותווה לה, כמו כלב שהשתחרר מרצועה. "בשבילה גיבורים עפים" הוא סיפורה של קבוצת ילדים משיכון פועלים בחיפה - ילדים של שלהי שנות השישים, שנות הנ ...more
Paperback, 667 pages
Published 2008 by זמורה ביתן
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Anatoly
Sep 18, 2016 Anatoly rated it really liked it
Shelves: israeli-fiction
The story focuses on the coming of age of a group of friends from the late 60`s to the early 90`s. At the same time, through their eyes and actions we get a glimpse at historical events that occurred during this time such as the six-day war, the Yom Kippur war and the dramatic shift in politics in the late 70`s (when the main opposition party won the election for the first time).

The writing is absolutely superb. Fluent and interesting even when nothing really happens (and this happens quite a l
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Adi Elkin
Aug 26, 2016 Adi Elkin rated it did not like it
כמו אסקימו לימון/אלכס חולה אהבה, רק מתאמץ, בחיפה ואחרי מלחמת ששת הימים. אם אתם חובבי אנקדוטות מגוחכות על דמויות משמימות, נוסטלגיה ישראלית בלירה או העיר חיפה - זה כנראה הספר בשבילכם. השאר מוזמנים לוותר.
Avital Gertner-Samet
Apr 22, 2012 Avital Gertner-Samet rated it really liked it
A small disclosure before I start my review, I was bound to love this book before I even started reading it as it tells the story of my childhood neighborhood - so vivid, so colorful that I can almost see myself walking along all the good ol' routes.

I was born 13 years after the time plot starts, but I was walking the same streets [born and raised in one of them], went to the same library and played in the same parks, ate in the same cafes and pizzerias. I was there too and all the stories of e
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Maria Shaul
Sep 27, 2012 Maria Shaul rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hebrew-writers
Great book! A history of Israel from 1967 till 1995 , the year I arrived.
Funny ,tragic, interesting - the life itself.
Highly recommended!

הספר הזה חיכה לי על המדף 3 שנים , לו ידעתי שיהיה כל כך מעניין , הייתי טורפת אותו כבר מזמן.
הספר מתאר את סיפור ההתבגרות של כמה נערים , את ההיסטוריה של ישראל בשנים האלה , את חיפה...
הסרט "פעם הייתי" מבוסס על חלק מאוד מאוד קטן מהספר הזה
עברית לא קשה , הקריאה זורמת , ממליצה לכולם!
Hila
Jul 15, 2015 Hila rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014
The plot itself wasn't very interesting, what I liked was the history, our history as a country, it started somewhere in the late 60's, and ended in the beginning of the 90's. 30 years with a lot of history in them, so many stories to read about, it made me Google some of the events because they didn't ring a bell, it made think about it even when the book was close. For that, and for so many other reasons, this book gets 4 stars.
Eti
Jul 06, 2016 Eti rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved it. It's easy to fall in love with the people in this book. The author draws the life you saw around you but never noticed its beauty.
The story itself almost doesn't matter. You wish it would go on and on.
When it ends, you feel you have been a part of a journey, one that teaches you nothing, but touches your heart so deep it hurts.
Hermien
Jan 26, 2015 Hermien rated it it was amazing
An engaging coming of age book with a lot of likeable characters and recognisable historical events.
Amir
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טוב, מן המפורסמות שזה ספר מצויין, טובע בתשבוחות. לכשעצמי, אוסיף רק שהרגשתי שאני הגיבור, הגם שאין ביני לבינו ולו נקודת דמיון, וזה הסממן של ספר מצויין. שפה קולחת אך יפה, סיפור סוחף אבל מעורר מחשבה.
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Hebrew name: אמיר גוטפרוינד

Award winning author Amir Gutfreund was born in Haifa, Israel in 1963. He earned a MA in applied-mathematics at the Israeli Technological Institute (ITI) and served as an officer in the Israeli Air Force for 20 years, retiring with the rank of Lt. Colonel.

His first novel, Our Holocaust, is based on his memories as a son of Holocaust survivors, and has been translated fro
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