The quiet American

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180 pages


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First published in 1955.
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. New York: Penguin.

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

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

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

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

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