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Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life - Jon Lee Anderson
Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
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This New York Times “Notable Book of the Year” is the definitive biography on Che Guevara, whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America through armed revolution. Anderson’s biography traces Che’s extraordinary life, from his comfortable Argentine upbringing to the Cuban... show more
This New York Times “Notable Book of the Year” is the definitive biography on Che Guevara, whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America through armed revolution. Anderson’s biography traces Che’s extraordinary life, from his comfortable Argentine upbringing to the Cuban revolution, from the halls of power in Castro’s government to his failed campaign in the Congo and assassination in the Bolivian jungle.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780802135582 (0802135587)
ASIN: 0802135587
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 814
Edition language: English
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4.0 Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
Jon Lee Anderson, at his best, is a notch less than [a:Sebastian Junger|16494|Sebastian Junger|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1272350217p2/16494.jpg] [a:Jon Krakauer|1235|Jon Krakauer|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1199903308p2/1235.jpg] [a:Rick Atkinson|38662|Rick Atkinson|http://d.gr-assets.com/au...
To Read Is to Fly
To Read Is to Fly rated it
4.0
Jon Lee Anderson's biography of Che Guevara is exhaustively researched, which was a benefit to me, since I had never before studied Che's life in detail, nor had I read about the Bay of Pigs or the Cuban Missile Crisis from anything but an American perspective. I found it to be an illuminating, albe...
darkfictionreviews
darkfictionreviews rated it
5.0 Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
I bought this book because I really had little to no idea who this guy was. I knew he was involved in the Cuban revolution, and that his face adorns thousands of T-shirts around the world, but that was it. What really motivated me to finally sit down and read this book was something I saw in a Chine...
Gypsyhick
Gypsyhick rated it
3.0 Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
After reading the incredible "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand, I decided to balance out my political intake by reading about Che Guevara.If there is anyone who can challenge Rand's political Objectivism, who else but Che?The Book itself is an average history book on an iconic figure. I consider it req...
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