The Motorcycle Diaries
The Motorcycle Diaries
Notes on a Latin American Journey
Ernesto Che Guevara, Aleida Guevara, Cintio Vitier



These travel diaries capture the essence and exuberance of the young legend, Che Guevara. In January 1952, Che set out from Buenos Aires to explore South America on an ancient Norton motorcycle. He encounters an extraordinary range of people-from native Indians to copper miners, lepers and tourists-experiencing hardships and adventures that informed much of his later life.

This expanded, new edition from Ocean Press, published with exclusive access to the Che Guevara Archives held in Havana, includes a preface by Che's daughter, Aleida Guevara. It also features previously unpublished photos (taken by Che on his travels), as well as new, unpublished parts of the diaries, poems and letters.

"A Latin James Dean or Jack Kerouac."-Washington Post

"For every comic escapade of the carefree roustabout there is an equally eye-opening moment in the development of the future revolutionary leader. By the end of the journey, a politicized Che Guevara has emerged to predict his own revolutionary future."-Time

The publication of this new, expanded edition of The Motorcycle Diaries coincides with the release of Robert Redford's new film based on the Diaries. This film and another forthcoming from Steven Soderbergh in Fall 2003 will provoke even greater "Che-mania" and increase sales of all Ocean's titles on Che Guevara.

Title The Motorcycle Diaries
Subtitle Notes on a Latin American Journey
Authors Ernesto Che Guevara, Aleida Guevara, Cintio Vitier
Publisher Ocean Press
Title First Published 01 August 2003
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 175 p.
ISBN-10 1876175702
ISBN-13 9781876175702
Publication Date 01 August 2003
Main content page count 175
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $16.95
 


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