By Ernesto Che Guevara
Un muy joven Ernesto Guevara viaja por América Latina, junto a su amigo Alberto Granado, parten de Argentina y se enfrentan a aventuras y realidades que los transformarán para siempre.
Vivido y entretenido diario de viaje del joven Che. Esta edición incluye fotografías inéditas tomado por Ernesto a los 23 años, durante su travesía por sudamérica y es presentada con un tierno prefacio de Aleida Guevara, quien ofrece una perspectiva distinta de su padre, el hombre y el icono de millones de personas.
"Nuestro movie es sobre un hombre joven, el Che, lleno de amor por el continente y buscando su lugar en él." -- Walter Salles, director del película "The motorbike Diaries"
"Si tengo que ser sincera, debo decir que al leer me fui enamorando del muchacho que mi padre había sido." --Prefacio de Aleida Guevara
Read Online or Download Diarios De Motocicleta: Notas de Viaje por America Latina PDF
Best biography books
'For so long as the sport of cricket has been performed across the world, there were journos "on the tour" . .. existence at the highway is hard. yet as you're approximately to adventure, it's bloody exciting to boot. ' Adam Gilchrist
Cricket author Andrew Ramsey's task was once to be on journey with the world's maximum cricket crew over a decade whilst it had no peer. the incorrect LINE chronicles the privileges and pitfalls of a lifestyles spent trotting the globe, placing out with activities stars, and being paid to monitor cricket - an profession seemed by means of numerous cricket and go back and forth enthusiasts alike as 'the world's most sensible job', even if it renders you on my own and in danger with just a three-thumbed taxi motive force for support.
Set in the players' dressing room and at the crew bus; on the bar, the breakfast desk, or even in a haunted medieval citadel; in England, the West Indies and India, in addition to Sharjah, Bangladesh, Kenya and Hong Kong - the incorrect LINE can provide a ringside seat at one of the most memorable cricket occasions, together with the notable 1999 global Cup and Australia's chaotic 2005 Ashes campaign.
A travel diary not like any you've ever learn, it provides an extraordinary perception into the off-field existence, personality and ideas of a few of the game's all-time greats, together with Stephen Waugh, Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath, Adam Gilchrist and Brian Lara.
'This is the cricket ebook of the summer season. You won't locate an account of the sport its major avid gamers instructed during this method at any place else. It's a fresh swap, and one definitely worth the learn. ' - LAUNCESTON EXAMINER
During this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling writer of Einstein and Steve Jobs, exhibits how the main interesting of America's founders helped outline our nationwide character.
Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one that turns out made up of flesh instead of marble. In a sweeping narrative that follows Franklin's lifestyles from Boston to Philadelphia to London and Paris and again, Walter Isaacson chronicles the adventures of the runaway apprentice who turned, over the process his eighty-four-year lifestyles, America's most sensible author, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, and company strategist, in addition to considered one of its such a lot functional and creative political leaders. He explores the wit at the back of bad Richard's Almanac and the knowledge in the back of the announcement of Independence, the recent nation's alliance with France, the treaty that ended the Revolution, and the compromises that created a near-perfect Constitution.
In this colourful and intimate narrative, Isaacson presents the complete sweep of Franklin's extraordinary lifestyles, exhibiting how he helped to forge the yank nationwide identification and why he has a specific resonance within the twenty-first century.
At the 2 hundredth anniversary of Charlotte Brontë's beginning, Penguin is publishing the definitive biography of this remarkable novelist, through acclaimed literary biographer Claire Harman
Charlotte Brontë's lifestyles contained all of the drama and tragedy of the nice Gothic novels it encouraged. Like Jane Eyre she was once raised motherless on distant Yorkshire moors and despatched away to brutally strict boarding tuition at a tender age. Charlotte grew up and watched helpless as, one after the other, her 5 cherished siblings sickened and died; through the tip of her brief lifestyles, she used to be the single baby of the Brontë extended family last. And so much attention-grabbing and tragic of all, all through her grownup lifestyles she used to be haunted through an exceptional and unrequited love - a love that tortured Charlotte but additionally encouraged one of the most relocating, excessive and progressive novels ever written within the English language.
Charlotte was once a literary visionary, a feminist trailblazer and the driver in the back of the complete Brontë relations. She inspired her sister Emily to submit Wuthering Heights while no-one else believed in her expertise. She took cost of the family's precarious funds while her amazing yet feckless brother Branwell succumbed to opium habit. She travelled from Yorkshire to Europe to the brilliant lighting of London, met one of the most really good literary minds of her new release (Elizabeth Gaskell, Charles Dickens, William Thackeray), and have become a bestselling lady writer in a global nonetheless ruled via males. And in each one of her books, from Villette and Shirley to her most renowned, Jane Eyre, Charlotte created fresh varieties of heroines, encouraged through herself and her existence, fiercely clever ladies burning with hidden passions.
This appealing produced, landmark biography is vital studying for each fan of the Brontë family's writing, from Jane Eyre to Wuthering Heights. it's a uniquely intimate and intricate perception into one in every of Britain's most sensible enjoyed writers. this can be the literary biography of the 12 months; in case you enjoyed Claire Tomalin's Charles Dickens, this occasion isn't really to be ignored.
A clean examine this astute, likably quirky statesman, via the writer of the Pulitzer Award-winning Founding Brothers and the nationwide booklet Award profitable American Sphinx. "The most lovely and so much laughable, the warmest and doubtless the wisest of the founding fathers, John Adams knew himself as few males do and preserved his wisdom in a voluminous correspondence that also resonates.
- Ivan the Terrible
- On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution
- The Secret to Success
- Alexander of Macedon, 356–323 B.C.: A Historical Biography
- Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us The Way
Additional info for Diarios De Motocicleta: Notas de Viaje por America Latina
To me, they’ll always be kids. But I also have a forty-year-old grandson among the brood, all of whom are inching up the actuarial table. They may be asking themselves how they will know when they are old. They may even be looking at me for signs. I don’t want anyone to waste the time, so I’ll point out the obvious. I used to be six-foot-two, and now I am ovefoot-eleven. Where did those three inches go? Medically, I’ve been told that vertebrae compact, the skeleton compresses, and you shrink. But I still think of those inches like socks that disappear in the dryer—a mystery.
Not too long ago, when I was on the treadmill, the guy next to me said, “Hey, you’re humming! The rest of KEEP MOVING 43 us are hufong and pufong and you’re humming. ” But also humming, as with a Buddhist chanting, singing, or even an infant making noises as it discovers its voice, sets up a sympathetic frequency in your body that simply feels good. Try it: mmmmmmmmm. Anyway. I am never going to look like Mr. Universe, but I seem to be getting stronger, especially since recovering from pneumonia.
That’s how quickly and unexpectedly things can change. It’s also a reminder of why today is always more important than tomorrow. Here’s what happened: Arlene and I spent the morning touring the city and stopped for lunch at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Vancouver’s historic Gastown District. On the walk back to the hotel I grew weak and winded. I thought it might be because we were going up a slight hill. Then the slight hill felt like a mountain. Several times I stopped to catch my breath. ” KEEP MOVING 33 By nighttime I was quite ill.