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Che, My Brother

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On 9 October 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara, Marxist guerrilla leader and hero of the Cuban Revolution, was captured and executed by Bolivian forces. When the Guevara family learned from the front pages that Che was dead, they decided to say nothing. Fifty years on, his younger brother, Juan Martin, breaks the silence to narrate his intimate memories and share with us his views ...more
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Published April 21st 2017 by Polity Press
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Cátia Rato
Dec 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was never too interested in the history of South America, but when I realized there was a book written by Che’s little brother, I thought “what better way to know how he was as a person?”. His brother portrays the most honest person you can imagine in this book. We still get a first hand narrative about Argentina’s oppressive justice system and the difficulties the Guevara family had to endure. Makes me feel grateful for being born where and when I was.
Baris Ozyurt
“Evimiz kitap dolu. Hepimiz edebiyat, felsefe ve kültür sanatla meşgulüz. Her şeyimiz eksik olabilir, etrafımızdaki her şey bozulabilir, borular tıkanabilir vs. Kimsenin ruhu bile duymaz. Fakat bir kitap kıtlığı düşünülemez! Henüz İspanyolcaya çevrilmemiş Fransızca kitaplarımız var, mesela Troçki’nin eserleri. Tüm abi ve ablalarım kitap kurdu. Özellikle Celia ve Ernesto makine gibi okuyorlar. Her bir kitabın üzerine notlar karalıyorlar ve benimsiyorlar. Daha önce okudukları kitaplardan birini ok ...more
Esraa Mohamed
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ارنستو تشي جيفارا الأيقونة الثورية و الاسطورة التي يعلم العالم كله عنها و لا يفهمها.. ، يحكي خوان مارتن الشقيق الاصغر لجيفارا عن تشي الانسان العادي و كيف تحول إلي رجل إستثنائى و علامة فارقة فى تاريخ الثورات العالمية ، تشي الذي كان يؤمن بإمكانية تغيير العالم و بإمكانية تحطيم القوى البروليتارية ، تختلف الأراء حول جيفارا هل كان رجلاً وحشيا يقتل بدون أن تهتز يده أم هو الشخصية مرهفة الحس التى تؤمن بضرورة وجود الحب فى قلب الإنسان قبل وجود القوة ، و لكن كيف يمكن استنكار دعوة جيفارا إلى النضال المسلح و ...more
Hani Al-Kharaz
Aug 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
سلام على روحك يا غيفارا
رغد الرفاعي
قال خوان مارتن جيفارا عن أخيه تشي: على الناس أن يتوقفوا عند نزعته الإنسانية وليس عند قناعاته الدينية.
ولقد أخذت برأيه في النظرة التي خرجت بها من هذا الكتاب عن تشي جيفارا.
هذا العمل "أخي تشي" عمل ممتع للغاية، شدني بكل ما فيه من معلومات لأنها كُتبت بماء الحب والحقيقة معاً.
قسم خوان مارتن كتابه معنوياً إلى ٣ أقسام: تحدث في القسم الأول عن أخيه تشي وطفولته، ومن ثمّ عن حياتهم - إخوته ووالديه - من بعده، وأخيراً عن البلدين المهمين في حياة تشي: الأرجنتين وكوبا.
هذا العمل أحاطني بشخصية تشي جيفارا: كان ذو إرا
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Annette
Apr 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A rare if unique account of Ernesto (Che) Guevara from a member of his immediate family. After his murder in 1967 by the Bolivian Army his family kept their silence on Che, his life and how they felt about his death. Letters have been released, friends have spoken of him but no one from his family in Argentina has said much which is why this book is fascinating and heart felt and illuminating.

There isn't anything revealed as such that hasn't been mentioned elsewhere but Juan Martin's personal m
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الكتاب جيد لمن لديه معرفة سابقة بتشي جيفارا ودوره في مقاومة السلطات. لا يهدف هذا الكتاب الى تناول مسيرة تشي الثورية ، فقد تناولت العديد من الكتب ذلك، وإنما يهدف الى التعريف بتشي خارج الأسطورة وعلى حقيقته. يرى الكاتب خوان جيفارا - أخو تشي - أن الصورة النمطية لتشي الثائر الأسطوري منعت الناس من رؤية فلسفته وفهمها، "فإذا كان تشي أسطورة، كيف يمكن السير على دربه والاقتداء به؟ لا يعود بذلك شخصاً من لحم ودم وإنما شخصية وهمية لا يمكن الوصول إليها". ستجد في هذا الكتاب مزيجاً من مذكرات خوان جيفارا في الأرج ...more
Mohamed Al Sayyah
كتاب ممتع جدا عن رجل لطالما أثار الجدل حوله، سواء اتفقت ام اختلفت مع تشي وأفكاره حتما هو من الشخصيات العظيمة
Nada Aleid
Jul 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-best
بعد قراءتي لهذا الكتاب ادركت أن تشي جيفارا ليس بطلًا عظيمًا وحسب وإنما أعظم بطل
أحببت طريقة سرد أخوه خوان للأحداث
أحببت مناضلته من أجل افكاره
أحببت مناضلة إخوته من بعده
حزنت لسجن خوان جدًا هل من المعقول أن يسجن الانسان بسبب فكرة أو لإنه أخ بطل لكنه إرهابي ومهرطق في نظر الديكتاتورية القائمة في الارجنتينن آنذاك
لترقد روحك بسلام يا تشي
Pharlap
Dec 13, 2017 rated it it was ok
Very passionate tale about a very famous brother. I do not recommend it for a reader, who wants to know details of Ernesto Guevara's life, I recommend a systematic biography - Che Guevara: A Revolutionary life - by Jon L. Anderson.
This book shows the inside of very eccentric Guevara family and a reader may wonder - how much it influenced the life of one specific family members.
Story is very passionate and I was sometimes bored a bit by pages and pages of adjectives, but with not much essence. O
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Theresa
Jan 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
"Che, My Brother" provides yet another splendid layer, toward an understanding of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's life and activism and politics in South America and Cuba. Che's brother, Juan, says he wrote this book in part to write about their father; so many stories about his brother included information about their mother, but little about him. I'd recommend this book for anyone interested in Guevara and a deeper understanding of the man.

This was the first book I ever won through a Goodreads' Giveaw
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Intero
Apr 12, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
la prima parte è carina, perchè trasmette la sensazione di persona normale e di modello che un fratello minore può avere del fratello maggiore. occupa circa la prima metà del libro ed è condita di aneddoti simpatici.

la seconda metà invece non riguarda il che bensì il fratello autore del libro, racconta le difficoltà vissute a causa della parentela e dell'attivismo. un po' meno interessante e senz'altro meno attinente alla figura del che, cosa che invece il titolo faceva presumere. aiuta comunque
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Noreen Zayna Barlas
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The title is what attracted my attention in subsequently reading this moving book. The perspective from a sibling and the intimate details of Che’s life was insightful. I found the book educational, inspiring, and reflective. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
Abdullah
Aug 26, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
لم يضف لي الكثير فيما أعرفه عن جيفارا وأسرته
Arch.hala Adil
صدمت جدا بالكتاب توقعت ان اقرا معلومات أعمق و اهم من هذه
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Apr 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Grand homme !
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