Coverart for item
The Resource Che Guevara : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson

Che Guevara : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson

Label
Che Guevara : a revolutionary life
Title
Che Guevara
Title remainder
a revolutionary life
Statement of responsibility
Jon Lee Anderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Making use of unprecedented access to Guevara's personal archives, his guerrilla cohorts, and Cuban government archives, an exhaustive biography traces the life of the Latin American communist revolutionary
Summary
Traces Che's life from his comfortable Argentine upbringing to the battlefields of the Cuban revolution, from the halls of power in Castro's government to his failed campaign in the Congo and his assassination in the Bolivian jungle. With unprecedented access to personal archives, government documents, and rare interviews, Anderson reveals many details of Che's life that have long been cloaked in secrecy and intrigue
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1997.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1997
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156709
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Jon Lee
Dewey number
980.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guevara, Che
  • Guerrillas
  • Guevara, Che
  • Guerrillas
  • Latin America
  • Guevara, Ernesto C
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a revolutionary life
Label
Che Guevara : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A plantation in Misiones -- The dry climate of Alta Gracia -- The boy of many names -- His own man -- Escape to the north -- I am not the person I was before -- Without knowing which way is north -- Finding north -- Day without shame or glory -- A terrible shower of cold water -- My proletarian life -- God and his new right hand -- The sacred flame within me -- A disastrous beginning -- Days of water and bombs -- Lean cows and horsemeat -- Enemies of all kinds -- Extending the war -- The final push -- The supreme prosecutor -- My historic duty -- We are the future and we know it -- Individualism must disappear -- These atomic times -- Guerrilla watershed -- The long good-bye -- The story of a failure -- No turning back -- Necessary sacrifice -- Epilogue : Deams and curses -- Notes -- Sources -- Selected bibliography -- Maps -- Chronology
Control code
ocn712644963
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First revised edition.
Extent
xv, 819 pages
Isbn
9780802144119
Lccn
2011380063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)712644963
Label
Che Guevara : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A plantation in Misiones -- The dry climate of Alta Gracia -- The boy of many names -- His own man -- Escape to the north -- I am not the person I was before -- Without knowing which way is north -- Finding north -- Day without shame or glory -- A terrible shower of cold water -- My proletarian life -- God and his new right hand -- The sacred flame within me -- A disastrous beginning -- Days of water and bombs -- Lean cows and horsemeat -- Enemies of all kinds -- Extending the war -- The final push -- The supreme prosecutor -- My historic duty -- We are the future and we know it -- Individualism must disappear -- These atomic times -- Guerrilla watershed -- The long good-bye -- The story of a failure -- No turning back -- Necessary sacrifice -- Epilogue : Deams and curses -- Notes -- Sources -- Selected bibliography -- Maps -- Chronology
Control code
ocn712644963
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First revised edition.
Extent
xv, 819 pages
Isbn
9780802144119
Lccn
2011380063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)712644963

Library Locations

    • Central LibraryBorrow it
      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
Processing Feedback ...