(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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He authored the memoir Traveling with Che Guevara: Granado died of natural causes usdamerica March 5,at the age of Their encounters with South America’s “downtrodden and exploited” such as the sudamercia sheep shearerscopper minersand Indian peasantry were a key influence on both their lives.

After a couple of months’ travelling through the south of Argentina and Chile, the motorcycle finally broke down and was abandoned in Santiago.

The first English-language edition of Granado’s account was published inentitled Travelling with Che Guevara: 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:.

Erika marked it as to-read Aug 18, Raul marked it as to-read Jan 03, Return to Book Page.

Moi marked it as to-read Jan 30, e At the age of 29 and with full-time work as a biochemist, Granado sought one final thrill before settling into a life of middle-class comfort. May marked it as to-read Dec 12, Wikiquote Commons Bibliography Book.


The Making of a Revolutionary. This gave us a chance to become familiar with the people.

An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film. Granado was six years older than Guevara, but they shared literary and political interests, combined with a romantic enthusiasm for foreign travel.

Their travels together through Latin America in the early s were given fresh currency more than half a century later in Walter Salles’s popular film, The Motorcycle Diaries The two men did not meet again for eight years, by which time Guevara was a hero of Fidel Castro ‘s Cuban Revolution and head of Cuba’s central bank.

Constanza rated it it was amazing May 13, After the death of Guevara inGranado became the director of the genetics department of the National Health Centre for Stockbreeding and Farming, one of Fidel Castro’s favourite projects.

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Alejandra marked it as to-read Jun 20, Alberto Granados was featured on the documentary film Che: He was also the youthful friend and traveling companion of revolutionary Che Guevara during their trip around Latin America, and later founded the Santiago School of Medicine in Cuba. He would serve as a senior professor there until Paperbackpages.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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. Mariajosefernandez marked it as to-read Jun 17, After the victory of the Cuban Revolution inGranado was invited to Havana by Guevara, who had risen to become second-in-command under Fidel Castro.


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Catherine Tourangeau rated it it was amazing Aug 04, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. Retrieved from ” https: His death coincidentally occurred on the 51st anniversary of when Che’s famous Guerrillero Heroico photograph was taken by Alberto Korda.

A hug for all of you, Che. Oswaldo Manoel marked it as to-read Mar 11, Nat rated it really grsnado it Apr 27, Many guerrillas died, including Masetti, and only Bustos survived to take part in a later campaign in Bolivia.

The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served a Alberto Granado August 8, — March 5, was an Argentine—Cuban biochemist, doctor, writer, and scientist. He retired in Camilo Andres marked it as to-read Jan 24, It wasn’t easy unless you shared his vision and believed in it. In his best-selling biography entitled Che Guevara: The Hands of Che Guevara Che: After the victory of the Cuban revolutionaries inGranado was invited to Havana by Guevara, and he moved there with his family and took a job in the medicine faculty at the university of Havana.

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