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Latin America Diaries The Sequel to the Motorcycle Diaries

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ISBN-10: 0980429277

ISBN-13: 9780980429275

Edition: 2011

Authors: Ernesto Guevara March, Ernesto Che Guevara

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The diaries, letters, poetry and journalism documenting Ernesto Guevara's second Latin American journey following his graduation from medical school. After traveling through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Central America, Ernesto witnesses the 1954 US-inspired coup in Guatemala. He flees to Mexico where he encounters Fidel Castro, marking the beginning of a political partnership that profoundly changes the world and Che himself.
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Ocean Press
Publication date: 4/19/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Ernesto "Che" Guevara was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 14, 1928, to an aristocratic family of Spanish-Irish descent. He was known from an early age for his dynamic personality and radical points of view. Guevara graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree of doctor of medicine and surgery in 1953. He witnessed the 1954 CIA-backed coup in Guatemala that ended the regime of socialist Jacobo Arbenz. As a direct result, Guevara became convinced that the United States would never support leftist governments and that violent revolution was the only way to end poverty in Latin America. He joined Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement in 1956, and following the Cuban Revolution…    

Chronology of Ernesto Che Guevara
Editorial note
Note to the reader
Latin America Diaries
Costa Rica
El Salvador
A View from the Banks of the Giant of Rivers
Machu-Picchu: Stone Enigma of the Americas
The Dilemma of Guatemala
A los mineros de Bolivia (To the Bolivian Miners) (April 9)
Invitaci�n al camino (An Invitation to Travel) (December 1954)
Newspaper reports of Ernesto Guevara during this trip
Facsimiles of the diary