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Che Guevara : a revolutionary life

Author: Jon Lee Anderson
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First revised editionView all editions and formats
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Making use of unprecedented access to Guevara's personal archives, his guerrilla cohorts, and Cuban government archives, an exhaustive biography traces the life of the Latin American communist revolutionary.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Che Guevara; Che Guevara; Ernesto C Guevara
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Lee Anderson
ISBN: 9780802144119 080214411X
OCLC Number: 712644963
Description: xv, 819 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: A plantation in Misiones --
The dry climate of Alta Gracia --
The boy of many names --
His own man --
Escape to the north --
I am not the person I was before --
Without knowing which way is north --
Finding north --
Day without shame or glory --
A terrible shower of cold water --
My proletarian life --
God and his new right hand --
The sacred flame within me --
A disastrous beginning --
Days of water and bombs --
Lean cows and horsemeat --
Enemies of all kinds --
Extending the war --
The final push --
The supreme prosecutor --
My historic duty --
We are the future and we know it --
Individualism must disappear --
These atomic times --
Guerrilla watershed --
The long good-bye --
The story of a failure --
No turning back --
Necessary sacrifice --
Epilogue : Deams and curses --
Notes --
Sources --
Selected bibliography --
Maps --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Jon Lee Anderson.

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Making use of unprecedented access to Guevara's personal archives, his guerrilla cohorts, and Cuban government archives, an exhaustive biography traces the life of the Latin American communist revolutionary.

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Superb . . . Mr. Anderson does a masterly job in evoking Che s complex character, in separating the man from the myth . . . "The New York Times Book Review" Excellent . . . admirably honest [and] Read more...

 
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