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Author Guevara, Che, 1928-1967.

Title The motorcycle diaries : notes on a Latin American journey / Ernesto Che Guevara ; preface by Aleida Guevara March ; introduction by Cintio Vitier.

Publication Info. Melbourne ; New York : Ocean Press ; [Havana, Cuba] : Centro de Estudios Che Guevara, [2003]


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 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  918 GUE    DUE 01-03-19 Billed
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  918 GUE    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Teen Department  TEEN 918 GUE    Check Shelf
Description 175 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents So we understand each other -- Forewarnings -- Discovery of the ocean -- ...Lovesick pause -- Until the last tie is broken -- For the flu, bed -- San Martín de los Andes -- Circular exploration -- Dear Mama -- On the Seven Lakes Road -- And now, I feel my great roots unearth, free and ... -- Objects of curiosity -- The experts -- The difficulties intensify -- La Podersoa II's final tour -- Firefighters, workers and other matters -- La Gioconda's smile -- Stowaways -- This time, disaster -- Chuquicamata -- Arid land for miles and miles -- The end of Chile -- Chile, a vision from afar -- Tarata, the new world -- In the dominions of Pachamama -- Lake of the sun -- Toward the navel of the world -- The navel -- The land of the Incas -- Our Lord of the earthquakes -- Homeland for the victor -- Cuzco straight -- Huambo -- Ever northward -- Through the center of Peru -- Shattered hopes -- The city of the viceroys -- Down the Ucayali -- Dear Papi -- The San Pablo leper colony -- Saint Guevara's day -- Debut for the little Kontiki -- Dear Mama -- On the road to Caracas -- This strange 20th century -- A note in the margin.
Summary 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.
Subject South America -- Description and travel.
South America -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Guevara, Che, 1928-1967 -- Travel -- South America.
Granado, Alberto, 1922-2011 -- Travel -- South America.
Added Title Notas de viaje. English
ISBN 1876175702
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