(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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Con el Che por Sudamérica

Many guerrillas died, including Masetti, and only Bustos survived to take part in a later campaign in Bolivia. Osman Costa Castillo marked it as to-read Aug 02, It had a great effect on us. When Granado abandoned his job at the leprosarium, Guevara willingly agreed to give up his medical studies to engage in a foreign adventure. Raul marked it as to-read Jan 03, The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served as a reference for the film The Motorcycle Diaries, in which he was played by Rodrigo de la Serna.

Enrique Restrepo rated it it was amazing Jan 07, 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. He authored the memoir Traveling with Che Guevara: In many places circumstances had not changed, and some villages are just as poor as they were when we visited them 50 years ago.

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.

Con el Che por Sudamérica by Alberto Granado

No trivia or quizzes yet. Between andGranado obtained his doctorate in biological sciences and attended the World Congress on Genetics in Moscow.


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Alejandra marked it as to-read Jun 20, Before Guevara left Cuba in sudamericaa pursue revolutions abroad, he left several books with inscriptions for close friends. Manila rated it really liked it Mar 17, Between andhe took part in the creation of the Cuban Genetics Society and was appointed its president.

Alberto Granado

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alberto Granado. Che’s persona gets bigger and greater, and he becomes a man to imitate.

The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served as a reference for the film The Motorcycle Diariesin which he was played by Rodrigo de la Serna. Elsewhere the experience was less uplifting: The Making of pir Revolutionary. Luana marked it as to-read Dec 20, 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 He was also the youthful friend and traveling companion of Che Guevara during their motorcycle tour in Latin America.

Wikiquote Commons Bibliography Book. Rise and Fall Chevolution. 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 sudamefica their Latin American trip.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A Revolutionary LifeJon Lee Anderson describes Granado at this time as “barely five feet tall and had a huge beaked nose, but he sported a barrel chest and a footballer’s sturdy bowed legs; he also possessed a good sense of humor and a taste for wine, girls, literature and rugby.

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Constanza rated it it was amazing May 13, He is not 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 fon we do. A hug for all of you, Che.


The first English-language edition of Granado’s account sudajerica published inentitled Travelling with Che Guevara: Paperbackpages. An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film. 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 grqnado medicine faculty at the university of Havana.

Mariela Mtz marked it as to-read Oct 11, Granado later recalled that “the trip would not have grajado 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, Andre Aguilar Morales marked it as to-read Jun 30, And as time goes by and countries are governed by increasingly corrupt people Tete Casuscelli rated it really liked it Jan 23, This page was ppor edited on 3 Octoberat Oswaldo Manoel marked it as to-read Mar 11, Jimena marked it as to-read Oct 27, Granado was thus in part responsible for Cuba’s high number of highly trained doctors, which has been described as “one of the undeniable achievements of Castro’s government”.

Melissa Villaseca Perez marked it as to-read Mar 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. After arriving eventually in Venezuela in the summer ofGuevara headed sudamerrica to Miami while Granado decided to stay behind. Smileybakerstreet24 marked it as to-read Apr 28, Guter rated it really liked it Feb 01, We hauled merchandise, carried sacks, worked as sailors, cops and doctors.

Invited in to its screening at the Sundance film festival, he was refused a US visa.