The quiet American
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180 pages
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English

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First published in 1955.
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Against the intrigue and violence of Vietnam during the French war with the Vietminh, Alden Pyle, an idealistic young American, is sent to promote democracy, as his friend, Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, looks on. Fowler's mistress, a beautiful native girl, creates a catalyst for jealousy and competition between the men and a cultural clash resulting in bloodshed and deep misgivings.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Greene, G. (2004). The quiet American ([Penguin classics deluxe edition] /). Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. 2004. The Quiet American. Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. The Quiet American Penguin, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Greene, Graham. The Quiet American [Penguin classics deluxe edition] /, Penguin, 2004.

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