Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

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Grove Press, 1997 - 814 pages
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With an epic dream to unite South America through armed revolution, Ernesto Che Guevara became one of the most idolized and controversial figures of the postcolonial world. For this dynamic and definitive biography, Jon Lee Anderson gained unprecedented access to Che Guevara's personal archives, including his diaries, as well as Cuban intelligence files; he also conducted interviews with former members of the KGB.

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Avis d'utilisateur  - KrisR - LibraryThing

Jon Lee Anderson's biography of Che Guevara is exhaustively researched, which was a benefit to me, since I had never before studied Che's life in detail, nor had I read about the Bay of Pigs or the ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Extremely interesting biography of a very controversial man. I'm still not quite sure what to think of him, but I know considerably more about him. A side note: my used copy had annotations throughout ... Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (1997)

Jon Lee Anderson (born January 15, 1957) is a biographer, author, international investigative reporter, and staff writer for The New Yorker, reporting from war zone locales such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Uganda, Israel, El Salvador, Ireland, Lebanon, Iran, and throughout the Middle East. Anderson has also written for The New York Times, Harper's, Life, and The Nation. Anderson is renowned for his numerous profiles of political leaders, including Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro, and Augusto Pinochet. Anderson is also the author of the best-selling and definitive 800 + page biography of the iconic Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Entitled Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life, it was first published in 1997. While researching the book in Bolivia, he discovered the hidden location of Guevara's burial from where his skeletal remains were exhumed in 1997 and returned to Cuba.

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