Che Guevara by Kiyoshi Konno
A Manga Biography

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An extraordinary illustrated graphic novel about the legendary political figure Che Guevara.

His name is equated with rebellion, revolution, and socialism. His face is on tee-shirts all over the world. Che Guevara's life has been explored and portrayed in numerous books and films, including The Motorcycle Diaries, and he continues to captivate the public imagination more than forty years after his death. Guevara became politically active in his native Argentina, but gained notoriety after he met Fidel Castro and became instrumental in Castro's efforts in Cuba. Guevara then went on to Bolivia, where he was captured and killed by the Bolivian army while trying to incite revolution. This illustrated biography tells the riveting story of Che's life and death through the popular Japanese art form manga.


About Kiyoshi Konno

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CHIE SHIMANO and KIYOSHI KONNO both live in Japan.
Published October 26, 2010 by Penguin Books. 191 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Comics & Graphic Novels, History, War. Non-fiction

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This manga biography of Che Guevara demonstrates Cuba's unique ability to serve as a political litmus test. You can infer a good deal about folks who see Castro as a cartoonish supervillain and about

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