Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life


Acclaimed worldwide and a countrywide best-seller, this is often the definitive paintings on Che Guevara, the rushing insurgent whose epic dream was once to finish poverty and injustice in Latin the USA and the constructing global via armed revolution. Jon Lee Anderson’s biography strains Che’s amazing lifestyles, from his cozy Argentine upbringing to the battlefields of the Cuban revolution, from the halls of energy in Castro’s govt to his failed crusade within the Congo and assassination within the Bolivian jungle.

Anderson has had remarkable entry to the non-public information maintained via Guevara’s widow and thoroughly guarded Cuban executive records. He has performed wide interviews with Che’s comrades—some of whom communicate the following for the 1st time—and with the CIA males and Bolivian officials who hunted him down. Anderson broke the tale of the place Guevara’s physique was once buried, which ended in the exhumation and kingdom burial of the bones. a number of the information of Che’s lifestyles have lengthy been cloaked in secrecy and intrigue. Meticulously researched and entire of unique info, Che Guevara illuminates as by no means earlier than this mythic determine who embodied the high-water mark of innovative communism as a strength in history.

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