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Intrepid journalist Patrick Symmes sets off on his BMW R80 G/S in search of the people and places in Ernesto "Che" Guevara's classic Motorcycle Diaries, seeking out his own adventure as well as the legacy of the icon Che would become, Symmes retraces the future revolutionary's path.  And on the way he runs out of gas in an Argentine desert, talks a Peruvian guerrilla out of taking him hostage, wipes out in the Andes, and, in Cuba, drinks himself blind with Che's travel partner, Alberto Granado.

Here is the unforgettable story of a wanderer's quest for food, shelter, and wisdom. Here, too, is the portrait of a continent whose dreams of utopia give birth not only to freedom fighters, but also to tyrants whose methods include torture and mass killing. Masterfully detailed, insightful, unforgettable, Chasing Che transfixes us with the glory of the open road, where man and machine traverse the unknown in search of the spirit's keenest desires.

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Half a century after "Motorcycle Diaries" comes an adventure through modern-day South America to rediscover a revolutionary's past and his enduring influence.

About the Author

Patrick Symmes writes for Outside, New York, and Conde Nast Traveler magazines. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375702655
Author:
Symmes, Patrick
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
South America - General
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Guevara, Ernesto
Subject:
South America Description and travel.
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Departures Original
Series Volume:
1703-3
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.07x5.27x.70 in. .54 lbs.

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