(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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Many guerrillas died, including Masetti, and only Bustos survived to take part in a later campaign in Bolivia. Mary Ibarra rated it really liked it Feb 11, After the victory of the Cuban Revolution inGranado was invited to Havana by Guevara, who had risen to become second-in-command under Fidel Castro.

It wasn’t easy unless you shared his vision and believed in it. Not through the eyes of a tourist, interested only in landscapes, comforts and fleeting pleasures, but with the eyes and spirit of one of the people.

He also attended the Congress on Polymorphism in Leningrad and became centrally involved in the development of Holstein Tropical cattle breeds. After the victory of the Cuban revolutionaries inGranado was invited to Havana by Guevara, and he moved there with his family and took a job in the medicine faculty at the university of Havana.


Osman Costa Castillo marked it as to-read Aug 02, Oswaldo Manoel marked it as to-read Mar 11, May marked it as to-read Dec 12, Nat rated it really liked it Apr 27, We hauled merchandise, carried sacks, worked as sailors, cops and doctors.

Con el Che por Sudamérica

An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film. Constanza rated it it was amazing May 13, Goodreads eo you keep track of books you want to read. EstebanM rated it liked it May 27, The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served as a reference for the film The Motorcycle Diaries, in which he was played by Rodrigo de la Serna.

Mariela Mtz marked it as to-read Oct 11, Andre Aguilar Grajado marked it as to-read Jun 30, Invited in to its screening at the Sundance film festival, he was refused a US visa. After a couple of months’ travelling through the south of Argentina and Chile, the slberto finally broke down and was abandoned in Santiago. Granado died of natural causes on March 5,at the age of Sep 11, DPaola G rated it it was amazing.

And as time goes by and countries are governed by increasingly corrupt people Rouissi marked it as to-read Jan 24, The two men remained friends, often discussing such urgent topics as the development of Britain’s national health service during Clement Attlee’s government, but their particular passion was for trips abroad. 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.


Alberto Granado – Wikipedia

A year later, he moved there with his family to take up a post as professor of biochemistry at the School of Medicine of the University of Havana. Both men wrote diaries of their journey that fed into the creation of the myths associated with Guevara’s life and death.

Short of stature, and with a broad smile, Granado remained a benign observer of Cuban developments sudamfrica, in later years, became a permanent source grando anecdotes about Guevara. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Alberto Granado

Elsewhere the experience was less uplifting: Leo Villar Capoano marked it as to-read Apr 03, A hug for all of you, Che. Included with these was one book about the sugar industry for his old friend Granado.

Between andGranado obtained his doctorate in biological sciences and attended the World Congress on Genetics in Moscow. Retrieved from ” https: