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Fine in Fine dust jacket. 077100656X. First edition. A thriller based on Che Guevara. Fine in fine dust jacket. Blind stamp of previous owner on front end page. Protected by clear plastic cover.; 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 5-3/4 x 8-3/4 " 077100656X 1990 FIRST EDITION Hardcover book in original dust Jacket. VG+ book in VG+ Jacket. DJ has faint slight edge bends. Very Nice Clean Gift Giving quality. Handsome book, sky blue boards with silver Gilt title impressed on spine, in matching pictorial jacket with painting of Che Guevara & his lover Tania, on the front, & photo of author / journalist Ian Adams, on the back. Book size: 5-3/4" x 8-3/4"; 298 pages. In 1967 the revolutionary hero Che Guevara and his lover Tania were assassinated in Bolivia. Along with them died that decade's hope of revolution in Latin America. In 1977, in Argentina, Nicolas Quintana. a mystic & political cynic. discovers the truth. about why Che and Tania died. But in Argentina under military rule. the truth can be lethal. and Nicolas knows too much. Ian Adams, author of the best-selling widely acclaimed novel about RCMP intellegince " S: Portrait of a Spy " has another tour de force with this brilliant novel. In this book. " Beccoming Tania ". Adams takes the political thriller to a new literary landscape. to the dangerous world of revolution and dictatorship in the politically troubled continent of South America. Here. in the jungle mountains of Bolivia. the revoltionary hero Che was murdered a few weeks after his lover, KGB spy Tamara Bunke, aka Tania Gutierrez, was assassinated. Here. where Marxism and mysticism are entangled. is woven a brilliant novel of love and revenge. politics and passion. Ian Adams emigrated to Canada, all alone, as a teenager, from his native Tanzania, Africa. In the 1960s he wrote for daily newspapers in Toronto, Winnipeg & Montreal, and became a war reporter for Maclean's Magazine, travelling extensively in Vietnam during the height of the war. as well as in Latin America, and in the Middle East. In 1977 his first novel S Portrait of a Spy became a huge controversial best seller. so controversial, that Adams was sued for libel by the former head of the Russian Desk of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service. and he became the only novelist in the free world ever ordered to court to reveal his sources for a novel. His defence became such a cause celebre amongst writers and artists across Canada and the United States, that the case was eventually setteled out of court. He has written several thrilling novels. as well as movie screenplays and numerous scripts for television. " Becoming Tania-A Novel of Love, Revoltuion, and Betrayal ". by Ian Adams. 1990 Hard cover First Edition book in DJ, published by McCllelland & Stewart, Toronto, in English only *** Securely packed for Safe Delivery since 1965 ***
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