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The quiet American

Pyle is a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, finds it hard to stand aside and watch. But even as he intervenes he wonders why: for the sake of politics, or for love?

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  • "Quiet American"
  • "Chen mo de meiguo ren"
  • "Shen jing di Meiguo ren"
  • "沈靜的美國人"
  • "quiet American"@ja

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  • "Pyle is a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, finds it hard to stand aside and watch. But even as he intervenes he wonders why: for the sake of politics, or for love?"@en
  • "Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naïve optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler finds it hard to stand and watch."
  • "Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naïve optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler finds it hard to stand and watch."@en
  • "While the French Army in Indo-China is grappling with the Vietminh, back iin Saigon a young and high-minded American begins to channel economic aid to a "Third Force.""@en
  • "The story of Fowler, the world-weary British journalist, and Pyle, the idealistic and naive "quiet American" who blindly applies his academic theories to a political situation in Vietnam which he doesn't quite grasp."@en
  • "The story of Fowler, the world-weary British journalist, and Pyle, the idealistic and naive "quiet American" who blindly applies his academic theories to a political situation in Vietnam which he doesn't quite grasp."
  • "While the French Army in Indo-China is grappling with the Vietminh, back in Saigon a young and high-minded American named Pyle begins to channel economic aid to a "Third Force." Caught between French colonialists and the Vietminh, Fowler, the narrator and seasoned foreign correspondent, observes: "I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused." As young Pyle's policies blunder on into bloodshed, the older man finds it impossible to stand aside as an observer. But Fowler's motives for intervening are suspect, both to the police and to himself: for Pyle has robbed him of his Vietnamese mistress."
  • "Problemen van een Amerikaanse diplomaat die bij de Vietnamese oorlog betrokken raakt."
  • "Het ideologisch conflict tussen een ontgoochelde Europeaan en een naïef-idealistische Amerikaan in Indo-China tijdens de gevechten tussen de Fransen en Vietminh."
  • ""Set in early 1950s Vietnam - an idealistic young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a troubled British journalist." [box cover note]."@en
  • "While the French Army in Indochina is grappling with the Vietminh, back at Saigon a young and high-minded American begins to channel aid to a "Third Force.""@en
  • "En 1952 à Saïgon, alors que le Viêt-nam plonge dans un conflit politique et militaire, un jeune Américain chargé d'une mission d'ordre médical se lie avec un journaliste britannique et s'intéresse à la maîtresse de celui-ci."
  • "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."
  • "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."--Cover."@en
  • "An eager American envoy is mysteriously assigned to Saigon during the French occupation of Indochina."
  • "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."@en
  • "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."
  • "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 native girl, creates a catalyst for jealousy and competition between the men and a cultural clash resulting in bloodshed and deep misgivings. Written in 1955, The Quiet American foreshadows the events leading up to America's Vietnam conflict. Questions surrounding the moral ambiguity of the involvement of the United States in foreign countries are as relevant today as they were fifty years ago."@en
  • ""Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious Third Force.As his naïve optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, finds it hard to stand aside and watch. But even as he intervenes he wonders why: for the sake of politics, or for love..."

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  • "Translations"
  • "Genres littéraires"
  • "Roman anglais"
  • "Large print"@en
  • "Classical fiction"
  • "War fiction"@en
  • "Psychological fiction"@en
  • "Psychological fiction"
  • "Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)"@en
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Vidéo"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Beletrie"
  • "War stories"
  • "War stories"@en
  • "Political fiction"
  • "Political fiction"@en
  • "Powieść angielska"
  • "Large type books"@en

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  • "Người Mỹ trà̂m lặng"
  • "おとなしいアメリカ人"
  • "Tichý Američan"
  • "Haeglati Amerikumaourinn"
  • "The quiet american"
  • "Mirni Američan"
  • "Ngươi mỹ trấm lặng : tiẻ̂u thuyé̂t"
  • "Ngươi mỹ trá̂m lặng = The quiet American"
  • "Sessiz Amerikalı"
  • "Hægláti Amerikumaðurinn"
  • "Amrīkāʼī-yi ārām"
  • "Tykusis amerikietis"
  • "The quiet American"
  • "The quiet American"@en
  • "The quiet American"@da
  • "Quiet American"
  • "Nguoi my tram lang"
  • "The Quiet american"
  • "Khaghagh amerikatsʻin"
  • "Quiet american"
  • "Tichij Amerikanec <engl.&gt"
  • "The quiet American [Hauptbd.]"
  • "조용한미국인"
  • "Tichý Američ̌an"
  • "Tichý American"
  • "الأمريكي الساذج"
  • "Chen jing de Meiguo ren"
  • "Người Mỹ trà̂m lặng = The quiet American"
  • "The quiet american : (by) graham greene"
  • "Sessiz Amerikalı=The quiet American"
  • "The Quite American"@en
  • "Quiet American (Film cinématographique : 2002)"
  • "The Quiet American (braille)"@en
  • "The quiet American : [With an introduction by the author]"@en
  • "Người Mỹ trà̂m lặng : tiẻ̂u thuyé̂t"
  • "The Quiet American"
  • "The Quiet American"@en
  • "Otonashii amerikajin"
  • "Otonashii amerikajin"@ja
  • "Chen jing di Meiguo ren"
  • "al-Amrīkī al-sādhij"
  • "The quiet American : gloser"@da
  • "Choyonghan migugin"
  • "Chen jing de mei guo ren"
  • "沉靜的美國人"
  • "Nguoi my tram lang = Quiet American"

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