Award-winning travel book provides a perfect companion reader to director Walter Salles’ ‘The Motorcycle Diaries.’

Award-winning travel book provides a perfect companion reader to director Walter Salles’ ‘The Motorcycle Diaries.’

OAKLAND, CA September 8, 2004 -- Brazilian director Walter Salles' latest movie, ‘The Motorcycle Diaries,' promises to boost sales of Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro's Cuba, Christopher P. Baker's award-winning literary mirror-image of the Salle movie. Mi Moto Fidel provides a perfect companion reader to the movie, due for release on September 24, 2004. Mi Moto Fidel, the top essay writer at National Geographic Adventure Press, 2001, has been widely acclaimed for its deeply-scored portraits and penetrating analysis. "This is a wonderful adventure book...a meditation on philosophy, politics, and the possibilities of physical love. It has the depth of a novel and the feeling of a great love story," commented the Lowell Thomas Award judges. Based on an adaptation of Che Guevara's account of his six-month odyssey around South…
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