(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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After a couple of months’ travelling through the south of Argentina and Chile, the motorcycle finally broke down and was abandoned in Santiago.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May marked it as to-read Dec 12, Claireamagat marked it as to-read Nov 19, Rouissi marked it as to-read Jan 24, On his return to Caracas, he married his Venezuelan girlfriend, Delia Duque, and transferred to the school of biochemistry at the university there.

Sep 23, Julian Schlaen rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Before Guevara left Cuba in to pursue revolutions abroad, he left several books with inscriptions for close friends.


The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served a Alberto Granado August 8, — March 5, was an Argentine—Cuban biochemist, doctor, writer, and scientist.

Alejandra marked it as to-read Jun 20, Mariela Mtz marked it as to-read Oct 11, Cuba Argentina Medicine Americas obituaries. An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film. He retired in Maro rated it really liked it Feb 05, chs Connie rated it really liked it Dec 16, Alberto Granado, who has died aged 88, was a biochemist from Argentina whose name sudametica indelibly associated with that of Che Guevarahis revolutionary friend and former travelling companion.

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Osman Costa Castillo marked it as to-read Aug 02, He was also the youthful friend and traveling companion of Che Guevara during their motorcycle tour in Latin America. Ivan Miller marked it as to-read Sep 11, Inalbergo founded the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Santiago with a group of colleagues, the second in Cuba.

sydamerica Between andGranado obtained his doctorate in biological sciences and attended the World Congress on Genetics in Moscow.

Granado travelled to Buenos Aires in to revive old contacts in the Argentinian Communist party, seeking to recruit men with technical skills who might come to Cuba for military training.

A Revolutionary LifeJon Lee Anderson describes Granado at this time as “barely five feet tall and had a huge beaked nose, but he sported a barrel chest and a footballer’s sturdy bowed legs; he also possessed a good sense of humor and a taste for wine, girls, literature and rugby.


Guevara, however, continued on to Miami before returning home to Buenos Aires to complete his medical degree. Granado has a brief cameo following the epilogue of the film.

Alberto Granado obituary

His account of his journey with Guevara, Con el Che por Sudamerica, was published in and translated into English in as Travelling with Che Guevara: Catherine Tourangeau rated it it was amazing Aug 04, In a recent television documentary, My Best Friend, the producer Clare Lewins asked Granado why Guevara was still albert a continuing attraction.

His death coincidentally occurred on the 51st anniversary of when Che’s famous Guerrillero Heroico photograph was taken by Alberto Korda. Melissa Villaseca Perez marked it as to-read Mar 22, EstebanM rated it liked it May 27, He was taken on as an adviser by Salles, who had embarked on the filming of The Motorcycle Diaries, a story based on both Granado and Guevara’s accounts of their Latin American trip. It wasn’t easy unless you shared his vision and believed in it.

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