(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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An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film.

He retired in Books by Alberto Granado. On his return to Caracas, he married his Venezuelan girlfriend, Delia Duque, and transferred to the akberto of biochemistry at the university there. Claireamagat marked it as to-read Nov 19, 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 In e recent television documentary, My Best Friend, the producer Clare Lewins asked Granado why Guevara was still such a continuing attraction.

An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film.

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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 everything we do. The Making of a Revolutionary.

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When Granado abandoned his job at the leprosarium, Guevara willingly agreed to give up his medical studies to engage in a foreign adventure. The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served as a reference for the film The Motorcycle Diariesin which he was played by Rodrigo de la Serna. Alberto Granados was featured on the documentary film Che: Before Guevara left Cuba in to pursue revolutions abroad, he left several books with inscriptions for close friends.

Raul marked it as to-read Jan 03, Both men wrote diaries of their journey that fed into the creation of the myths associated with Guevara’s life and death.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His account of his journey with Guevara, Con el Che por Sudamerica, was published in and translated into English in as Travelling with Che Guevara: He was briefly imprisoned for anti-Peronist activities in In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The guerrilla campaign in northern Argentina, inwas a dismal failure, discovered before it was ready to go into action. Granado was six years older than Guevara, but they shared literary and political interests, combined with a romantic enthusiasm for foreign travel.

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Con el Che por Sudamérica

Inhe joined the campaign for solidarity with Cuba and promotion of Guevara’s le at albegto and abroad. May marked it as to-read Dec 12, Tete Casuscelli rated it really liked it Jan 23, He was also the youthful friend and traveling companion of Che Guevara during their motorcycle tour in Latin America. Andre Aguilar Morales marked it as to-read Jun 30, Keli marked it as to-read Apr 06, We worked, took on jobs to make money and continue travelling 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.


Amalia Gonzalez rated it it was amazing Aug 12, Ivan Miller marked it as to-read Sep 11, In he co-founded a new medical school in Santiago de Cuba. He was graanado 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.

Views Read Edit View history. Inhe founded the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Santiago with a group of colleagues, the second in Cuba. Luana marked it as to-read Dec 20, 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:.

A year later, he moved there with his family to take up a post as professor of biochemistry at the School of Medicine of the University of Havana. Connie rated it really liked it Dec 16,