My Life with Che, by Hilda Gadea

My Life with Che, by Hilda Gadea
My Life with Che, by Hilda Gadea

Published by Frontline in 2008, 241 pages. Hardback with Dust Jacket (N4304)

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From the front inside fly leaf: Che Guevara's first wife, Hilda Gadea paints a personal portrait of the  legendary figure, revealing the romantic wanderer, philosopher, doting suitor,  and father within the firebrand revolutionary.

Ernesto Guevara and Hilda Gadea met in Guatemala as members of the  political-exile community. Gadea was with Che during the tumultuous period in  his life that turned him from an intellectual theorist to a dedicated  revolutionary. Hilda shared Che's revolutionary ideals, guided and inspired him  intellectually, helped shape his convictions, and introduced him to Fidel  Castro, a meeting that would change the history of Cuba forever.

Against this backdrop, Gadea offers insight into their long courtship, four  years of marriage, and the birth of their daughter, Hildita. Including letters  from Che to his dear Hildita during his travels, this account by the women who  knew him best sheds new light on the man remembered as one of the best-loved  icons of the twentieth century.

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