The Resource Che : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández ; translated by Megan McDowell

Che : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández ; translated by Megan McDowell

Label
Che : a revolutionary life
Title
Che
Title remainder
a revolutionary life
Statement of responsibility
Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández ; translated by Megan McDowell
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"The graphic novel adaptation of the groundbreaking and definitive biography of Che Guevara. Che Guevara's legend is unmatched in the modern world. Since his assassination in 1967 at the age of thirty-nine, the Argentine revolutionary has become an internationally recognized icon, as revered as he is controversial. As a Marxist ideologue who sought to end global inequality by bringing down the American capitalist empire through armed guerrilla warfare, Che has few rivals in the Cold War era as an apostle of revolutionary change. In Che: A Revolutionary Life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández present the man behind the myth, creating a complex and human portrait of this passionate idealist. Adapted from Jon Lee Anderson's definitive masterwork, Che vividly transports us from young Ernesto's medical school days as a sensitive asthmatic to the battlefields of the Cuban revolution, from his place of power alongside Castro, to his disastrous sojourn in the Congo, and his violent end in Bolivia. Through renowned Mexican artist José Hernández's drawings we feel the bullets wing past the head of the young rebel in Cuba, we smell the thick smoke of Castro's cigars, and scrutinize the face of the weary guerrilla as he's called 'Comandante' for the first time"--
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
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Anderson, Jon Lee
Dewey number
  • 972.9106/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F2849.22.G85
LC item number
A6713 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hernández
  • McDowell, Megan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guevara, Che
  • Cuba
  • Guerrillas
Label
Che : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández ; translated by Megan McDowell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Spanish as Che: una vida revolucionaria by Sexto Piso, Mexico City, 2016."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780735221772
Lccn
2018025190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
2018025190
Label
Che : a revolutionary life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández ; translated by Megan McDowell
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Spanish as Che: una vida revolucionaria by Sexto Piso, Mexico City, 2016."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780735221772
Lccn
2018025190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
2018025190

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