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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Ernesto "Che" Guevara's legacy was to become more symbol than man, his image made a statement. This biography sheds all of these trappings to examine the man himself, as Jon Lee Anderson tells a ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Prepare to be enthralled! To describe Che as a complex personality is much more than a cliché. You will be touched by his tenderness while being horrified at his cruelty. You will be enamoured by his ... 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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