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Che : a graphic biography

Author: Sidney Jacobson; Ernie Colón
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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During his life, and perhaps even more since his death, Che has elicited controversy and wildly divergent opinions as to who he was and what he represented. In Che: A Graphic Biography, Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón -- the graphic duo who made the 9/11 Commission Report understandable in their bestselling The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation and who most recently explained the ongoing war on terror in After 9/11 --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Biography
Comic books, strips, etc
Pictorial works
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Che Guevara; Che Guevara
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Jacobson; Ernie Colón
ISBN: 9780809094929 0809094924
OCLC Number: 263983772
Notes: "A novel graphic from Hill and Wang."
Description: vii, 113 p. : chiefly col. ill., col. map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The motorcycle diarist --
The plight of Latin America, 1953 --
Back on the road --
Cuba --
Victory --
Crisis after crisis --
The revolutionary --
The Congo misadventure --
The last chapter.
Responsibility: Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón.

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During his life, and perhaps even more since his death, Che has elicited controversy and wildly divergent opinions as to who he was and what he represented. In Che: A Graphic Biography, Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón -- the graphic duo who made the 9/11 Commission Report understandable in their bestselling The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation and who most recently explained the ongoing war on terror in After 9/11 -- have come together again to give a real portrait of Ernesto Guevara de la Serna. Following Che from his fabled motorcycle journeys with Alberto Granado as a young medical student to his eventual execution at the hands of Bolivian soldiers and CIA operatives, Che: A Graphic Biography not only provides a concrete time line of his life but also gives a broader understanding of his beliefs, his legacy, and Latin American politics during the mid-twentieth century.

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