Viva la revolucion! Find out how Che Guevara-a doctor turned communist leader and much more than a face on a T-shirt-ended up paying the ultimate price for his cause.
His very image has become associated with a spirit of rebellion, but Ernesto Guevara-known around the world simply as Che-didn't dream of becoming a revolutionary. Author Ellen Labrecque takes readers on a journey through Che's life starting with his childhood in Argentina, to his travels through South and Central America as a young physician, and ending with his final years as a key player in the Cuban revolution. His legacy-as the author of The Motorcycle Diaries, a champion of the poor, and a force for change in Cuba-is both personal and political.