"Guevara left behind him writing that will endure among the best of revolutionary literature . . . Not only is this book a step-by-step account of the revolution-within-a-revolution, but it is also a highly readable personal journal." --Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A first hand account of the military campaigns and political events that culminated in the January 1959 popular insurrection that overthrew the U.S.-backed dictatorship in Cuba. With clarity and humor, Guevara describes his own political education. He explains how the struggle transformed the men and women of the Rebel Army and July 26 Movement led by Fidel Castro. And how these combatants forged a political leadership capable of guiding millions of workers and peasants to open the socialist revolution in the Americas. Guevara's Episodes appears here complete for the first time in English.
Che Guevara on his life as a revolutionary. From 1956 to 1959, the people of Cuba struggled against immense odds to emerge victorious from years of brutal dictatorship, poverty, and corruption. Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War is Che Guevara's classic account of the popular war that transformed a nation, as well as Che himself from troop doctor to world-famous revolutionary. Featuring a preface by Che Guevara's daughter, Aleida Guevara, and a new translation with Che's own corrections incorporated into the text for the first time, this edition also contains extraordinary photographs of the period. For a long time we have wanted to write a history of our revolution . . . But the tasks are many, the years go by, and the memory of the insurrection is dissolving in the past. These events have not yet been properly described, events which already belong to the history of the Americas. Che Guevara
The Writings Of One Of The Greatest Icons Of The Twentieth Century Revolutionary Leader Ernesto Che Guevara. These Diaries Follow On From The Events Recorded In The Motorcycle Diaries And Recount The Experiences That Would Make Che A Figure Known Around The World.The People Of Cuba Struggled Against Immense Odds To Emerge Victorious From Years Of Brutal Dictatorship And Poverty In 1959. This Is Che Guevara'S Classic Eyewitness Account Of The Transformation Of A Country And Also The Transformation Of Che Himself From A Troop Doctor To A Revolutionary Leader, Who Would Become One Of The Greatest Icons Of The Twentieth Century. Following The Phenomenally Successful Film Adaptation Of The Motorcycle Diaries , Two Of Che Guevara'S Later And Most Insightful Diaries Are Being Brought To The Big Screen In 2009. Directed By Steven Soderbergh And Starring Benicio Del Toro, Reminiscences Of The Cuban Revolutionary War And The Bolivian Diary Will Be Released As Che Part 1 And Che Part 2 . Del Toro Won The Best Actor Award For His Part In The Films At Cannes In 2008.
The most comprehensive version of Che's writings available in English. Covering Che's writings on the Cuban revolutionary war, the first years of the revolution in Cuba and his vision for Latin America and the third world, it includes such classic essays as "Socialism and Man in Cuba" and "Two, Three, Many Vietnams". Contains several unpublished articles, essays and letters, including a letter from Che to his children shortly before his death in Bolivia in 1967 and an essay, "Strategy and Tactics for the Latin American Revolution".
Director Steven Soderberg based his epic biopic on two classic diaries written by Che Guevara: Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War and Bolivian Diary. Che: The Diaries of Ernesto Che Guevara includes a section from each of these books, showing the young Argentine's evolution, in his own words, from the wide-eyed medical student of the Motorcycle Diaries era to the revolutionary hero the world knows as Che.