From the Publisher
Che Guevara was born in Argentina and traveled throughout Latin America before joining the Cuban revolutionary movement that toppled the Batista dictatorship in 1959. Although best known as a guerrilla fighter, this book shows Che as a profound thinker with a radical world view that still strikes a chord with young rebels in every country today.
About the Author
Che Guevara was the legendary Latin American guerrilla fighter who joined the Cuban revolutionary movement that toppled the Batista dictatorship. He played a leading role in the early years of the Cuban Revolution and made an extraordinary and original contribution to Marxist theory. He died at the hands of CIA assassins in Bolivia in 1967. María del Carmen Ariet García is the world's leading researcher on the life and works of Che Guevara. She led the investigation that ultimately succeeded in finding Che Guevara's remains, in Bolivia in 1997. She is director of the Che Guevara Studies Center in Havana, Cuba.