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Patrick Symmes is the author of Chasing Che and writes for Harper's, Outside, New York, and Conde Nast Traveler magazines. He lives in New York City.

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The Boys from Dolores
Fidel Castro's Schoolmates from Revolution to Exile
Written by Patrick Symmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $15.95

From the author of Chasing Che, here is the remarkable tale of a group of boys at the heart of Cuba's political and social history. Chosen in the 1940s from among the most affluent and ambitious families in eastern Cuba, they were groomed at the elite Colegio de Dolores for achievement... Read more >
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The Boys from Dolores
Fidel Castro's Classmates from Revolution to Exile
Written by Patrick Symmes


Format: eBook, 300 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Chasing Che
A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend
Written by Patrick Symmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 15, 2000
Price: $15.00

In 1952, 24-year-old Ernesto Guevara and a friend left their native Argentina to motorcycle the back roads of South America.  Eight months later, Ernesto returned transformed.  The freewheeling youth had evolved into the man known as Che, and became the revolutionary who would later inspire followers from Cuba to Congo--an icon to this... Read more >
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Chasing Che
A Motorcycle Journey in Search of the Guevara Legend
Written by Patrick Symmes


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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