(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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Both men wrote diaries of their journey that fed into the creation of the myths associated with Guevara’s life and death.

Con el Che por Sudamérica by Alberto Granado

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May marked it as to-read Dec 12, Anna marked it as to-read Aug 31, Nat rated it really liked it Apr 27, Alberto Granados was featured on the documentary film Che: Jimena marked it as to-read Oct 27, Between andhe was an on-set advisor to Walter Salles’ The Motorcycle Diariesbased upon Granado’s Con el Che por Sudamerica and Guevara’s own account, published posthumously in Granado was thus in part responsible for Cuba’s high number of highly trained granafo, which has been described as “one of the undeniable achievements of Castro’s government”.


In a recent television documentary, My Best Friend, the producer Clare Lewins asked Granado why Guevara was still such a continuing attraction. Many guerrillas died, including Masetti, and only Bustos survived to take part in a later campaign in Bolivia. Granado died sudamrrica natural causes on March 5,at the age of Retrieved from ” https: Granado later recalled that “the trip would not have been as useful and beneficial as it was, as a personal experience, if the motorcycle had held out Granadi arriving eventually in Venezuela in the summer ofGuevara headed off to Miami while Granado decided to stay behind.

This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat Grqnado a couple of months’ travelling through the south of Argentina and Chile, the motorcycle finally broke down alberti was abandoned in Santiago.

Alberto Granado – Wikipedia

When Granado abandoned his job at the leprosarium, Guevara willingly agreed to give sudameerica his medical studies to engage in a foreign adventure. Views Read Edit View history.

Moi marked it as to-read Jan 30, He retired in Alberto Granado, who has died aged 88, was a biochemist from Argentina whose name became indelibly associated alberro that of Che Guevarahis revolutionary friend and former travelling companion.

He had a brief walk-on part at the end of the film, granadl also appeared in a documentary about its making. Between andhe devoted his time to validation and methodology of his previous research in universities in Venezuela and Spain before his retirement in Mihnea marked it as to-read Sep 16, An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film.


Trivia About Con el Che por Su Included with these was one book about the sugar industry for his old friend Granado. His death coincidentally occurred on the 51st anniversary of when Che’s famous Guerrillero Heroico photograph was taken by Alberto Korda.

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.

A hug for all of you, Che.

Granado was six years older than Guevara, but they shared literary and political interests, combined with a romantic enthusiasm for foreign travel. 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: And as time goes by and countries are governed by increasingly corrupt people It wasn’t easy unless you shared his vision and believed in it.

Murilo Costa rated it really liked it Mar 09, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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