Brief Encounters with Che Guevara: Stories
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date: October 2013
Duration: 7 hours 39 minutes
The well-meaning protagonists of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara are caught,to both disastrous and hilarious effect,in the maelstrom of political and social upheaval surrounding them. Ben Fountain's prize-winning debut speaks to the intimate connection between the foreign, the familiar, and the inescapably human.
Ben Fountain is the author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara. He has received the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award for Fiction, and a Whiting Writers' Award, among other honors and awards. He and his family live in Dallas.