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Compañero : the life and death of Che Guevara

Author: Jorge G Castañeda
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of Che Guevara, drawing from Soviet archives, personal letters, and other sources to discuss the early life, revolutionary activities, and execution of the Latin American revolutionary leader.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Castañeda, Jorge G., 1953-
Compañero.
New York : Knopf, 1997
(OCoLC)605033561
Online version:
Castañeda, Jorge G., 1953-
Compañero.
New York : Knopf, 1997
(OCoLC)607648519
Named Person: Che Guevara; Che Guevara
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge G Castañeda
ISBN: 0679440348 9780679440345 9780747535201 0747535205
OCLC Number: 37714244
Description: xvii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Childhood, youth, and asthma in Argentina --
Years of love and indifference in Buenos Aires: medical school, Péron, and Chichina --
First blood: navigating is necessary, living is not --
Under fire with Fidel --
Our man in Havana --
The "brain of the revolution"; the scion of the Soviet Union --
"Socialism must live, it isn't worth dying beautifully" --
With Fidel, neither marriage nor divorce --
Che Guevara's heart of darkness --
Betrayed by whom in Bolivia? --
Death and resurrection.
Responsibility: Jorge G. Castañeda ; translated from the Spanish by Marina Castañeda.
Local System Bib Number:
249634

Abstract:

Ernesto Che Guevara, an Argentinian doctor of middle-class parents, rose to fight with Fidel Castro in the Cuban revolution and later tried to spread that revolution in other countries in Latin  Read more...
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