About this book
Simon Bolivar's life makes for one of history's most dramatic canvases, a narrative filled with adventure and disaster, victory and defeat. This is the story not just of a man but of the liberation of a continent. Drawing on a wealth of sources, Arana captures 19th-century South America and the tensions that helped make Simon Bolivar.
Reveals the dramatic life of the revolutionary hero who liberated South America, Simon Bolivar. 'This book reads like a wonderful novel but is researched like a masterwork of history' Walter Isaacson
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