A Graphic Biography

Graphic Novel - 2009
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During his life, and perhaps even more since his death, Che has elicited controversy and wildly divergent opinions as to who he was and what he represented. In Che: A Graphic Biography, Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón -- the graphic duo who made the 9/11 Commission Report understandable in their bestselling The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation and who most recently explained the ongoing war on terror in After 9/11 -- have come together again to give a real portrait of Ernesto Guevara de la Serna. Following Che from his fabled motorcycle journeys with Alberto Granado as a young medical student to his eventual execution at the hands of Bolivian soldiers and CIA operatives, Che: A Graphic Biography not only provides a concrete time line of his life but also gives a broader understanding of his beliefs, his legacy, and Latin American politics during the mid-twentieth century.
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 980.035092 G939j
Characteristics: vii, 113 p. : chiefly col. ill., col. map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Colón, Ernie


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Mark_Daly Mar 14, 2015

Detailed account of Che's life with useful backgrounders on Latin American and Cold War history. The stylish graphics capture the romance of his revolutionary stance.

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Mark_Daly Mar 14, 2015

Violence: Surprisingly grisly depictions of armed conflict throughout.


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