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The Death of Che Guevara

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In his critically acclaimed epic first novel, Jay Cantor, author of Krazy Kat and Great Neck, draws on history, myth, and his own prodigious imagination to take on the life and death of revolutionary icon Che Guevara.

In his now famous progress through modern times, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, the scion of a liberal Argentine family, abandoned a medical career to become a revolutionary. A fiery comrade of Fidel Castros who joined him in overthrowing the Cuban government of Baptista, Che later broke with Castro to lead a guerrilla movement in Bolivia. As the novel charts Ches bold evolution, it also offers an incisive look at Latin Americas revolutionary struggles, an exploration of the nature of truth and storytelling, and a brilliant exegesis of the psychology of radical activisim.

Synopsis:

In this extraordinary first novel--large, powerful, many-faceted--Jay Cantor bring us into the life, the death, the world of Che Guevera.

About the Author

Jay Cantor is the author of two other novels, Great Neck and Krazy Kat, and two books of essays, The Space Between: Literature and Politics and On Giving Birth to Ones Own Mother. A MacArthur Prize fellow, Cantor teaches at Tufts University and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife Melinda Marble, and their daughter, Grace.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375713835
Author:
Cantor, Jay
Publisher:
Vintage
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Guerrillas
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
fiction;che guevara;latin america
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Publication Date:
20050131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
8.06x5.24x1.02 in. .93 lbs.

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