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The quiet American

Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: New York] : Penguin Books, 1977, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the French Army in Indochina is grappling with the Vietminh, back at Saigon a young and high-minded American begins to channel aid to a "Third Force."

The story of Fowler, the world-weary British journalist, and Pyle, the idealistic and naive "quiet American" who blindly applies his academic theories to a political situation in Vietnam which he doesn't quite grasp.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.
Quiet American.
[New York] Penguin Books [1977, ©1973]
(OCoLC)557738186
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene
ISBN: 0140017925 9780140017922 0140185003 9780140185003
OCLC Number: 3506014
Notes: Reprinted in Penguin Books from the Collected edition in the USA 1977.
Description: 188 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Graham Greene.

Abstract:

While the French Army in Indochina is grappling with the Vietminh, back at Saigon a young and high-minded American begins to channel aid to a "Third Force."

The story of Fowler, the world-weary British journalist, and Pyle, the idealistic and naive "quiet American" who blindly applies his academic theories to a political situation in Vietnam which he doesn't quite grasp.

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