(Spanish Edition) – Kindle edition by Alberto Granado. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Con el Che por sudamérica. Alberto Granado Jiménez (August 8, – March 5, ) was an Argentine– Cuban biochemist, doctor, writer, and scientist. He was also the youthful friend and traveling companion of Che Guevara . Walter Salles’ The Motorcycle Diaries, based upon Granado’s Con el Che por Sudamerica and Guevara’s own account. Travelling companion of Che Guevara during their trip around Latin Con el Che por Sudamerica, was published in and translated into.

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In her film “My Best Friend”producer Clare Lewins asks Granado what he believes to be the reason for Che Guevara ‘s continuing attraction, his response was:.

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Raul marked it as to-read Jan 03, And as time goes by and countries are governed by increasingly corrupt people Keli marked it as to-read Apr 06, EstebanM rated it liked it May 27, The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served a Alberto Granado August 8, — March 5, was an Argentine—Cuban biochemist, doctor, writer, and scientist.

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He authored the memoir Traveling with Che Guevara: Leo Villar Capoano marked it as to-read Apr 03, Included with these was one book about the sugar industry for his old friend Granado. After arriving eventually in Venezuela in the summer ofGuevara headed off sufamerica Miami while Granado decided to stay behind.


Ivan Miller marked it as to-read Sep 11, In many places circumstances had not changed, and albetro villages are just as poor as they were when gganado visited them 50 years ago. Both men wrote diaries of their journey that fed into the creation of the myths associated with Guevara’s life and death. Sep 11, DPaola G rated it it was amazing. Books by Alberto Granado. Granado travelled to Buenos Aires in to revive old contacts in the Argentinian Communist party, seeking to recruit men with technical skills who cno come to Cuba for military training.

Mihnea marked it as to-read Sep 16, In his best-selling biography entitled Che Guevara: Claireamagat marked it as to-read Nov 19, He was taken on as an adviser by Salles, who had embarked on the filming of The Motorcycle Diaries, a story based on both Granado and Guevara’s accounts of their Latin American trip.

Their encounters with South America’s “downtrodden and exploited” such as the migrant sheep shearerscopper minersand Indian peasantry were a key influence on both their lives. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Che’s persona gets bigger and greater, and he becomes a man to imitate. Inhe joined the campaign for solidarity with Cuba and promotion of Guevara’s ideas at home and abroad.

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Not through the eyes of a tourist, interested only in landscapes, comforts and fleeting pleasures, but with the eyes and spirit of one of the people. Granado later recalled that “the trip would not have been as useful and beneficial as it was, as a personal experience, if the motorcycle had held out Catherine Tourangeau rated it it was amazing Aug 04, After a couple of months’ travelling through the south of Argentina and Chile, the motorcycle finally broke down and was abandoned in Santiago.


He is grqnado a God who needs to be praised or anything like that, just a man whose example we can follow, in always giving our best in everything we do. The two travellers were obliged to make their way north by ship, bus and riverboat. Before we left Argentina, we didn’t sudameriac about Latin America, about the enormous gulf between rich and poor and the terrible exploitation of the people.

For Granado, it confirmed that there was a wider world to see and help than the middle classes of his hometown, while in Guevara it ignited a burning zeal to tackle the cause of such misery, which he came to see as capitalism. Rita marked it as to-read May 08, Lists with This Book.