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The Motorcycle Diaries (Movie Tie-In)

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Publisher Comments:

Now a major motion picture directed by Walter Salles starring Gael García Bernal (Y tu Mamá También, Amores Perros).

A special movie tie-in edition of Che Guevara's youthful travel diaries published to coincide with the release of the movie The Motorcycle Diaries.

This new, expanded edition features a new translation; exclusive, unpublished photos taken by the 23-year-old Ernesto on his journey across a continent; and a tender preface by Aleida Guevara offering an insightful perspective on her father — the man and the icon.

Review:

"This high-spirited travel diary...mixes lyrical observation, youthful adventure and anti-imperialist political analysis....[T]his candid journal, part self-discovery, part fieldwork, glimmers with portents of the future revolutionary." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Full of high drama and comedy, The Motorcycle Diaries is the story of a remarkable road journey....No biographical study or understanding of Che Guevara is complete without the reading of his diaries..." Midwest Book Review

Review:

"As his journey progresses, Guevara's voice seems to deepen, to darken, colored by what he witnesses in his travels." January Magazine

Synopsis:

This is the special movie tie-in edition of Che Guevara's youthful travel diaries to coincide with the fall movie release.

Synopsis:

New film tie-in edition for Redford-Salles's "Motorcycle Diaries" starring Gael Garcand#237;a Bernal as young Che Guevara

Synopsis:

The book of the popular movie

STARRING GAEL GARCIA BERNAL

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

and#160;

The young Che Guevaraandrsquo;s lively and highly entertaining travel diary.This new, expanded edition features exclusive, unpublished photos taken by the 23-year-old Ernesto on his journey across a continent, and a tender preface by Aleida Guevara, offering an insightful perspective on the man and the icon.

and#160;

andldquo;As his journey progresses, Guevaraandrsquo;s voice seems to deepen, to darken, colored by what he witnesses in his travels. He is still poetic, but now he comments on what he sees, though still poetically, with a new awareness of the social and political ramifications of whatandrsquo;s going on around him.andrdquo;andmdash;January Magazine

and#160;

andldquo;A journey, a number of journeys. Ernesto Guevara in search of adventure, Ernesto Guevara in search of America, Ernesto Guevara in search of Che. On this journey of journeys, solitude found solidarity, andlsquo;Iandrsquo; turned into andlsquo;weandrsquo;.andrdquo; andmdash;Eduardo Galeano

and#160;

andldquo;When I read these notes for the first time, I was quite young myself and I immediately identified with this man who narrated his adventures in such a spontaneous mannerandhellip; To tell you the truth, the more I read, the more I was in love with the boy my father had beenandhellip;andrdquo; andmdash;Aleida Guevara

and#160;

andldquo;Our film is about a young man, Che, falling in love with a continent and finding his place in it.andrdquo; andmdash;Walter Salles, director of andldquo;The Motorcycle Diaries.andrdquo;

and#160;

Also available in Spanish: DIARIOS DE MOTOCICLETA (978-1-920888-11-4)

and#160;

Features of this edition include:

  • A preface by Che Guevaraandrsquo;s daughter Aleida
  • Introduction by Cintio Vintier, well-known Latin American poet
  • Photos and maps from the original journey
  • Postcript: Cheandrsquo;s personal reflections on his formative years: andldquo;A child of my environment.andrdquo;

    and#160;

    Published in association with the Che Guevara Studies Center, Havana

Synopsis:

Special movie tie-in edition of Che Guevara's youthful travel diaries to coincide with the Fall release of Redford &Salles's film of the book. Says director Walter Salles: "If the film reaches a younger audience, I hope it will inspire people to read The Motorcycle Diaries, to have the impression that change can occur."

"As his journey progresses, Guevara's voice seems to deepen, to darken, colored by what he witnesses in his travels. He is still poetic, but now he comments on what he sees, though still poetically, with a new awareness of the social and political ramifications of what's going on around him."-January Magazine

"The Motorcycle Diariescould easily go on to become the first Spanish language nominee for Best Picture."-Roger Friedman, Fox News

About the Author

Che Guevara was the legendary Latin American guerrilla fighter who joined the Cuban revolutionary movement that toppled the Batista dictatorship. He played a leading role in the early years of the Cuban Revolution and made an extraordinary and original contribution to Marxist theory. He died at the hands of CIA assassins in Bolivia in 1967.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781920888107
Preface:
Guevara, Aleida
Introduction:
Vitier, Cintio
Preface by:
Guevara, Aleida
Preface:
Guevara, Aleida
Introduction by:
Vitier, Cintio
Introduction:
Vitier, Cintio
Author:
Guevara, Ernesto Che
Publisher:
Ocean Press (AU)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography-Political
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Reprint
Edition Description:
Media tie-in
Series:
Che Guevara Publishing Project
Publication Date:
September 15, 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 BandW photographs
Pages:
175
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 in 8.5 oz

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Product details 175 pages Ocean Press (AU) - English 9781920888107 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This high-spirited travel diary...mixes lyrical observation, youthful adventure and anti-imperialist political analysis....[T]his candid journal, part self-discovery, part fieldwork, glimmers with portents of the future revolutionary."
"Review" by , "Full of high drama and comedy, The Motorcycle Diaries is the story of a remarkable road journey....No biographical study or understanding of Che Guevara is complete without the reading of his diaries..."
"Review" by , "As his journey progresses, Guevara's voice seems to deepen, to darken, colored by what he witnesses in his travels."
"Synopsis" by , This is the special movie tie-in edition of Che Guevara's youthful travel diaries to coincide with the fall movie release.
"Synopsis" by ,
New film tie-in edition for Redford-Salles's "Motorcycle Diaries" starring Gael Garcand#237;a Bernal as young Che Guevara
"Synopsis" by ,

The book of the popular movie

STARRING GAEL GARCIA BERNAL

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

and#160;

The young Che Guevaraandrsquo;s lively and highly entertaining travel diary.This new, expanded edition features exclusive, unpublished photos taken by the 23-year-old Ernesto on his journey across a continent, and a tender preface by Aleida Guevara, offering an insightful perspective on the man and the icon.

and#160;

andldquo;As his journey progresses, Guevaraandrsquo;s voice seems to deepen, to darken, colored by what he witnesses in his travels. He is still poetic, but now he comments on what he sees, though still poetically, with a new awareness of the social and political ramifications of whatandrsquo;s going on around him.andrdquo;andmdash;January Magazine

and#160;

andldquo;A journey, a number of journeys. Ernesto Guevara in search of adventure, Ernesto Guevara in search of America, Ernesto Guevara in search of Che. On this journey of journeys, solitude found solidarity, andlsquo;Iandrsquo; turned into andlsquo;weandrsquo;.andrdquo; andmdash;Eduardo Galeano

and#160;

andldquo;When I read these notes for the first time, I was quite young myself and I immediately identified with this man who narrated his adventures in such a spontaneous mannerandhellip; To tell you the truth, the more I read, the more I was in love with the boy my father had beenandhellip;andrdquo; andmdash;Aleida Guevara

and#160;

andldquo;Our film is about a young man, Che, falling in love with a continent and finding his place in it.andrdquo; andmdash;Walter Salles, director of andldquo;The Motorcycle Diaries.andrdquo;

and#160;

Also available in Spanish: DIARIOS DE MOTOCICLETA (978-1-920888-11-4)

and#160;

Features of this edition include:

  • A preface by Che Guevaraandrsquo;s daughter Aleida
  • Introduction by Cintio Vintier, well-known Latin American poet
  • Photos and maps from the original journey
  • Postcript: Cheandrsquo;s personal reflections on his formative years: andldquo;A child of my environment.andrdquo;

    and#160;

    Published in association with the Che Guevara Studies Center, Havana

"Synopsis" by , Special movie tie-in edition of Che Guevara's youthful travel diaries to coincide with the Fall release of Redford &Salles's film of the book. Says director Walter Salles: "If the film reaches a younger audience, I hope it will inspire people to read The Motorcycle Diaries, to have the impression that change can occur."

"As his journey progresses, Guevara's voice seems to deepen, to darken, colored by what he witnesses in his travels. He is still poetic, but now he comments on what he sees, though still poetically, with a new awareness of the social and political ramifications of what's going on around him."-January Magazine

"The Motorcycle Diariescould easily go on to become the first Spanish language nominee for Best Picture."-Roger Friedman, Fox News

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