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The quiet American, Graham Greene

Label
The quiet American
Title
The quiet American
Statement of responsibility
Graham Greene
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fowler, a seasoned foreign correspondent, intervenes as the young Pyle begins to channel economic aid to a 'Third Force, ' "but Fowler's motives for intervening are suspect, both to the police and to himself: for Pyle has robbed him of his Vietnamese mistress."--Penguin pbk. cover
Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
031038
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
A35b
Citation source
Wobbe, R.A. Graham Greene
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1904-1991
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, Graham
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ3.G8319
  • PR6013.R44
  • PR6013.R44
LC item number
  • Qui2
  • Q5 1956
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pratt, John Clark
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indochinese War (1946-1954)
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Americans
  • War correspondents
  • Indochina
  • Vietnam
  • Political fiction
  • Americans
  • Political fiction
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • War correspondents
  • Indochina
  • Vietnam
Target audience
adult
Label
The quiet American, Graham Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published ... in March 1956"--Title page verso
  • "First American edition"--Wobbe
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00365697
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9780142001387
Lccn
56006281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)365697
Label
The quiet American, Graham Greene
Publication
Note
  • "Published ... in March 1956"--Title page verso
  • "First American edition"--Wobbe
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00365697
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9780142001387
Lccn
56006281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)365697

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