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Latin America Diaries - (Che Guevara Publishing Project) by Ernesto Che Guevara (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 177

Genre: Biography + Autobiography

Series Title: Che Guevara Publishing Project

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Ocean Press

Author: Ernesto Che Guevara

Language: English

Street Date: April 19, 2011
TCIN: 76939400
UPC: 9780980429275
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-6076


"A wonderful glimpse into the maturing mind of a great man and a vital companion to the previous Che diaries."--Michael McCaughan, The Irish Times

"Guevara . . . chronicles labor uprisings and resistance against the influences and interests of the US and its intelligence operations. Guevara's passions for history, archaeology, and science are also apparent in this absorbing glimpse of the development of a legendary revolutionary figure."--Vanessa Bush, Booklist

"This second volume of travel diaries by revolutionary icon Guevara (after Motorcycle Diaries) shows the 25-year-old rebel wandering around South America in the latter half of 1953."--Publishers Weekly

This sequel to The Motorcycle Diaries includes letters, poetry, and journalism that document Ernesto Che Guevara's second Latin American journey following his graduation from medical school. After traveling through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Central America, Ernesto witnesses the 1954 US-inspired coup in Guatemala. He flees to Mexico where he encounters Fidel Castro, marking the beginning of a political partnership that profoundly changes the world and Che himself.

This new, expanded edition has been fully revised especially for Ocean Press by Che's widow Aleida March, meticulously correcting her own work of checking Che's handwriting. Includes thirty-two pages of unpublished photos, including photos taken by Che's son Ernesto as he retraces his father's footsteps. Features a prologue by Alberto Granado, Che's traveling companion in The Motorcycle Diaries.

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