The quiet American

Title The quiet American
The quiet American
Names Greene, Graham.
Book Number LP017130
Title Status Active
Medium Large Print
Annotation Set in Saigon during the French occupation of Vietnam, this English adventure novel centers on the clash of conflicting cultures. The story revolves around Fowler, a skeptical British journalist; Phuong, his Vietnamese mistress; and Pyle, and enthusuastic American sent out by Washington on a secret mission. The situation escalates from a moral dilemma to an international struggle.
Series Thorndike Press large print Perennial Bestseller series
Local Subject Large print fiction - LPF
Modern Fiction - MDF
War Stories - WAR
Classics - CLA
Foreign Setting - FS
Adventure - ADV
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
Spy Stories - SPY
LC Subject Indochinese War, 1946-1954 - Fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) - Fiction
Americans - Indochina - Fiction
War correspondents - Fiction
Large type books
Indochina - Fiction
Vietnam - Fiction
Political fiction
War stories
Indochinese War, 1946-1954 - Fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) - Fiction
Americans - Indochina - Fiction
War correspondents - Fiction
Indochina - Fiction
Vietnam - Fiction
Language English
Released 2003
Publication Info Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2003
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