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Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War (Che Guevara Publishing Project)by Ernesto Che Guevara
Synopses & Reviews
THE BASIS OF THE MOVIE andldquo;CHE: PART ONEandrdquo; FROM STEVEN SODERBERGH STARRING BENICIO DEL TORO
The dramatic art and acute perceptiveness evident in Che Guevaraandrsquo;s early diaries fully blossom in this highly readable and often entertaining account of the guerrilla war that led to the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Reminiscences is one of the two books for Steven Soderberghandrsquo;s biopic (along with The Bolivian Diary).
Feature chapters describe Cheandrsquo;s first meeting with Fidel in Mexico, the mythical moment when Che had to choose between a knapsack of medicine and another of ammunition, and the anguished story of the murdered puppy.
This new, thoroughly revised edition includes for the first time corrections made to the diary by Che himself and a preface by his daughter Aleidaand#160;.
and#160;andldquo;Reflects the life of an extraordinary and important man.andrdquo;andmdash;Library Journal
andldquo;When Che Guevara cast his lot with Marxism and revolution the world of letters suffered an incalculable loss. Guevara is a brilliant, thoughtful writer. He is lucid, candid and revealing.andrdquo;andmdash;The Cleveland Press
and#160; Features of this new edition include:
Che Guevara's classic account of the guerrilla war against the Batista dictatorship in Cuba.
This highly readable and often entertaining account of the Cuban revolution features descriptions of Che's first meeting with Fidel in Mexico; the mythical moment when Che had to choose between a knapsack of medicine and another of ammunition; and the anguished story of the murdered puppy.
About the Author
One of Time magazine's "icons of the century, " Ernesto Che Guevara was born in Argentina and studied medicine. After meeting Fidel Castro in Mexico, he joined the revolutionary forces that overthrew the Batista dictatorship in Cuba. He later led guerrilla missions to Africa and Bolivia, where he was killed by CIA-backed forces.
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