The Quiet American

The Quiet American

Audiobook CD - 1993
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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.
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Media Books ; [Portland, OR] : Blackstone Audiobooks, p1993.
ISBN: 9781578155996
Characteristics: 6 compact discs (ca. 6 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm.
Additional Contributors: Porter, Joseph (Narrator)


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Apr 16, 2015

Aside from insights that Americans would soon learn in the Vietnam War, this excellent book explores the human condition in a culture where nothing is what it seems.......

Dec 17, 2014

…what is it about Graham Greene’s writing that leaves me feeling completely, totally, painfully hung-over by the end of the story…?

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