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Fidel and Che : a revolutionary friendship

Author: Simon Reid-Henry
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on previously unavailable material to present a dual portrait of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara set against a backdrop of Cuba's revolutionary era, describing how their initial association of convenience was to fundamentally shape their political visions.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Fidel Castro; Che Guevara; Fidel Castro; Che Guevara; Fidel Castro; Ernesto Guevara
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Reid-Henry
ISBN: 9780802715739 0802715737
OCLC Number: 236340944
Notes: Originally published: London : Sceptre, 2008.
Description: 431 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : a fateful crossing --
Faithful and the pig --
Zarpazo! --
Bullets and backpacks --
The monkey and the bear --
A cold Mexican night --
Fellow travelers --
Mud and ashes --
Total war --
A hug and a long kiss of years --
Revolutionary anatomy --
Hangman's noose --
Drowning out of courtesy --
New alignments --
Straight talking --
Red letter day --
A life and death foretold --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Simon Henry-Reid.

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Draws on previously unavailable material to present a dual portrait of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara set against a backdrop of Cuba's revolutionary era, describing how their initial association of convenience was to fundamentally shape their political visions.

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