Che (Movie Tie-In Edition): The Diaries of Ernesto Che Guevara [NOOK Book]

Overview

The book of Soderbergh's epic movie "Che," featuring a selection from Che's diaries, as well as his fiery speech at the United Nations, New York, in December 1964. With an extensive biographical chronology, this book shows the young Argentine's evolution from the wide-eyed medical student of "The Motorcycle Diaries" era to the revolutionary hero the world knows as Che.
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Che (Movie Tie-In Edition): The Diaries of Ernesto Che Guevara

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Overview

The book of Soderbergh's epic movie "Che," featuring a selection from Che's diaries, as well as his fiery speech at the United Nations, New York, in December 1964. With an extensive biographical chronology, this book shows the young Argentine's evolution from the wide-eyed medical student of "The Motorcycle Diaries" era to the revolutionary hero the world knows as Che.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781921700842
  • Publisher: Ocean Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 171
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet 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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Table of Contents

Ernesto Che Guevara (Biographical note) vii

Chronology 1

Maps 12

Prologue Ernesto Che Guevara 15

Part 1 The Argentine

Guatemala

Letters to my mother 23

Mexico

Letter to my parents 27

Letter to my mother 28

Cuba

A Revolution Begins 33

Alegria de Pio 40

A Famous Interview 45

On the March 51

Caring for the Wounded 54

On Becoming a Commander 57

The Murdered Puppy 59

One Year of Armed Struggle 63

The Final Offensive and the Battle of Santa Clara 80

What a Guerrilla Fighter Should Be 95

New York

At the United Nations, December 11, 1964 99

Part 2 Guerrilla

Bolivia

Selections from Che's Bolivian Diary, including

First entry: November 7, 1966 123

Last entry: October 7, 1967 160

Farewells

Letter to Field, 1965 163

Letter to my parents, 1965 165

Letter to my children, 1965 166

Letter to my children from somwhere in Bolivia, 1966 167

Further Reading

Books by Ernesto Che Guevara: Che Guevara in his own words 171

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