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The quiet American

Author: Graham Greene; Robert Stone
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004. ©2004 ©1955
Series: Penguin classics.; Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Deluxe editionView all editions and formats
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This novel is a study of New World hope and innocence set in an Old World of violence. The scene is Saigon in the violent years when the French were desperately trying to hold their footing in the Far East. The principal characters are a skeptical British journalist, his attractive Vietnamese mistress, and an eager young American sent out by Washington on a mysterious mission.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Psychological fiction
War stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.
Quiet American.
New York : Penguin Books, 2004
(OCoLC)657310461
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene; Robert Stone
ISBN: 0143039024 9780143039020
OCLC Number: 56808713
Notes: "Graham Greene centennial, 1904-2004"--Cover.
"First published in Great Britain by William Heinemann Ltd 1955 ... This edition with an introduction by Robert Stone published in Penguin Books (U.S.A.) 2004"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 180 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert Stone --
Suggestions for further reading / Michael Gorra --
Quiet American.
Series Title: Penguin classics.; Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Responsibility: Graham Greene ; introduction by Robert Stone.

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