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The Resource The quiet American, Graham Greene ; introduction by Robert Stone

The quiet American, Graham Greene ; introduction by Robert Stone

Label
The quiet American
Title
The quiet American
Statement of responsibility
Graham Greene ; introduction by Robert Stone
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
031038
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1904-1991
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, Graham
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/introduction
FC_aYAeQElQ
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stone, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin classics deluxe edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Americans
  • British
  • War correspondents
  • Indochina
  • Vietnam
  • Indochinese War (1946-1954)
  • Americans
  • British
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • War correspondents
  • Indochina
  • Vietnam
Target audience
adult
Label
The quiet American, Graham Greene ; introduction by Robert Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Graham Greene centennial, 1904-2004"--Cover
  • "First published ... by William Heinemann Ltd 1955 ... This edition ... published in Penguin Books (U.S.A.) 2004"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xix-xx)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Robert Stone -- Suggestions for further reading / Michael Gorra -- Quiet American
Control code
ocm56808713
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xx, 180, [4] pages
Isbn
9780143039020
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2004559911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)56808713
Label
The quiet American, Graham Greene ; introduction by Robert Stone
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Graham Greene centennial, 1904-2004"--Cover
  • "First published ... by William Heinemann Ltd 1955 ... This edition ... published in Penguin Books (U.S.A.) 2004"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xix-xx)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Robert Stone -- Suggestions for further reading / Michael Gorra -- Quiet American
Control code
ocm56808713
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xx, 180, [4] pages
Isbn
9780143039020
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2004559911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)56808713

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