About the Book

Che desde la Memoria

Che desde la Memoria

El que fui
September 2004
Trade Paperback · 320 Pages
$29.95 U.S. · $36.00 CAN
ISBN 9781876175894
Ocean Press


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The Spanish-language edition of Self-Portrait, a unique photographic and literary memoir drawing on the rich seam of materials Che Guevara left behind in Cuba. This Self-Portrait reveals the man behind the icon through exclusive, unpublished texts and never-before-seen photographs from Che’s family collection—-including the cover photo personally chosen by his compañera/ widow, Aleida March.

For the first time Che’s private world and thoughts are brought to light, unveiling his extraordinary candor, irony, dry humor and passion. A dedicated amateur photographer, Che’s own self-portraits are a stunning feature of this selection.

“I live with this anarchic spirit that leads me to dream of horizons …”—Che Guevara

Available in English as Self-Portrait (ISBN 1–876175–82–6)

About the Authors

One of Time magazine's "icons of the century, " Ernesto Che Guevara was born in Argentina and studied medicine. After meeting Fidel Castro in Mexico, he joined the revolutionary forces that overthrew the Batista dictatorship in Cuba. He later led guerrilla missions to Africa and Bolivia, where he was killed by CIA-backed forces.