Che is raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother, the precocious son of radical Harvard students in the sixties. Yearning for his famous Outlaw parents, denied all access to television and the news, he takes hope from his longhaired teenage neighbour who predicts `They will come for you, man. They´ll break you out of here´. Soon Che too is an outlaw, fleeing down subways, abandoning seedy motels at night, as he is pitched into a journey that leads him to a hippy commune in the jungle of tropical Queensland.
Peter Carey nació en Australia en 1943. En 1982 publicó su primera novela, Bendito Harry (Alfaguara, 1988)