Che Guevara: a revolutionary life

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Making use of unprecedented access to Guevara's personal archives, his guerrilla cohorts, and Cuban government archives, an exhaustive biography traces the life of the Latin American communist revolutionary.
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subject_facet Guerrillas -- Latin America -- Biography, Guevara, Ernesto, -- 1928-1967
title_display Che Guevara : a revolutionary life
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