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Like dreamers : the story of the Israeli paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem and divided a nation / Yossi Klein Halevi.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780060545765
  • ISBN: 0060545763
  • Description: xxvi, 575 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, [2013]

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1 current hold with 10 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 356.166/Klein Halevi (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW UD 485 .I8 K54 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 09/29/2014
Danvers New Books UD 485 I8 K54 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 956.94 HALEVI 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 09/16/2014
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction UD 485 .I8 K54 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody West Branch Adult New Nonfiction NEW UD 485 .I8 K54 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody West Branch Adult New Nonfiction NEW UD485.I8K54 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 356.166/HALEVI (Text to phone) Available -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine 356.166 KLE (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 356.166 H (Text to phone) Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [545]-561) and index.
Contents Note: The Lions' Gate (May-June, 1967). May Day ; The Center ; Born to serve ; A time of waiting ; No-man's-land ; "the Temple Mount is in our hands" ; "Jerusalem of Iron" -- The seventh day (1967-1973). The summer of Mercaz ; The Kibbutzniks come home ; The children return to their borders ; Attrition ; The invention of Yisrael Harel ; Utopias lost and found ; Across the border -- Atonement (1973-1982). Brave-hearted men ; "Our forces passed a quiet night in Suez" ; The home front ; "End of the orange season" ; A new Israel ; Building different Israels ; Hurban -- Middle age (1982-1992). The forty-first kilometer ; Civil wars ; Idolatrous fire ; New beginnings ; Under siege -- The end of the Six Day War (1992-2002). A new Israel, again ; Almost normal ; Careening toward the center.
Summary: In Like Dreamers, acclaimed journalist Yossi Klein Halevi interweaves the stories of a group of 1967 paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem, tracing the history of Israel and the divergent ideologies shaping it from the Six-Day War to the present.

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