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Che Guevara

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Definition Argentine Marxist revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; executed by the Bolivian army; icon of radical leftist movements (1928-1967)
  • Guevara was appalled by Latin American poverty.
  • My name is written on his cap along with "Donald Duck Concert Hall," sharing space with an embroidered likeness of Che Guevara.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • They had goatees, long hair, looking like Che Guevara, with berets covered in buttons and slogans.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Fidel was jealous of the leaders of certain cadres, especially Che Guevara and the man you knew as Santos.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The cover showed cheerful, clean-cut children gathered in front of a portrait of Che Guevara.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • We smile three churlish Che Guevara smiles.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • He would leave his books about Che Guevara and Castro and the like unhidden.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • I read works by and about Che Guevara, Mao Tse-tung, Fidel Castro.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • I picked up a biography of Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevara—whose face adorned a poster on the wall—that Lara's roommate had on her bookshelf, then I lay down next to Lara on the bottom bunk.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • I read a few books about revolutionaries: Che Guevara, Emma Goldman, an odd book titled Mutual Aid by Peter Kropotkin, who was an anarchist, and a book by Alexander Berkman titled ABC of Anarchism.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • The demand came from the rising officer of the Taliban army in the northeast, the firebrand "Commodore Abdul," right-hand man to Sharmak and a character who plainly saw himself as some kind of Eastern Che Guevara.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The Court will see that I attempted to examine all types of authority on the subject - from the East and from the West, going back to the classic work of Clausewitz, and covering such a variety as Mao Tse Tung and Che Guevara on the one hand, and the writings on the Anglo-Boer War on the other.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • Che Guevara's face had set a violence quivering within her like a loose wire.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Che Guevara's face blanched and swelled like the dead girl Lourdes had seen wash up once on the beach at Santa Teresa del Mar with a note pinned to her breast.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • We were going to ride motorbikes from Paris to the Cote d'Azur, or all the way down the Pacific coast of the USA, from Seattle to Los Angeles; we were going to follow in Che Guevara's tracks from Buenos Aires to Caracas.
    Paula Hawkins  --  The Girl on the Train
  • On the ride into Havana, I got my first glimpse of a Cuban political billboard, a gigantically enlarged version of the famous photograph of Che Guevara in a beret, and I was reminded that an American who found anything good to say about Cuba under Castro still ran the risk of being labeled a communist stooge.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Pérez also took him to meet Cuba's chief forensic pathologist, the person who had led the team that had found Che Guevara's secret grave in Bolivia—or claimed to have found it, some would say.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains

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