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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Modern Library
Publication date September 1, 1992
Binding Hardcover
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679600145
ISBN-10 0679600140
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $14.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An eager American envoy is mysteriously assigned to Saigon during the French occupation of Indochina
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy. As his native optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, cannot stand aside and just watch.


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Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679600145 Book cover for 9780786256563 Book cover for 9780792714200 Book cover for 9780884116578
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (August 1, 2003)
9780786256563 | details & prices | 301 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $29.95
Large print edition from Chivers North Amer (January 1, 1993)
9780792714200 | details & prices | List price $19.95
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Modern Library (September 1, 1992); titled "Quiet American"
9780679600145 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $14.95
About: An eager American envoy is mysteriously assigned to Saigon during the French occupation of Indochina
from Amereon Ltd (June 1, 1940); titled "Quiet American"
9780884116578 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $30.95
About: 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.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140185003 Book cover for 9780142001387 Book cover for 9780143039020 Book cover for 9780792714194
 
With Robert Stone (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Penguin Classics (August 31, 2004)
9780143039020 | details & prices | 180 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $17.00
Reissue edition from Penguin USA (November 1, 2002)
9780142001387 | details & prices | 188 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.34 lbs | List price $14.00
About: An eager American envoy is mysteriously assigned to Saigon during the French occupation of Indochina.
Large print edition from Chivers North Amer (January 1, 1993)
9780792714194 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $17.95
About: 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.
Reissue edition from Penguin USA (September 1, 1991)
9780140185003 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $13.00
About: An eager American envoy is mysteriously assigned to Saigon during the French occupation of Indochina
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780786192915 Book cover for 9780786193318 Book cover for 9781578155996
 
With Joseph Porter (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (November 1, 2003)
9780786192915 | details & prices | 6.50 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $48.00
With Joseph Porter (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Media Books Llc (October 1, 2003)
9781578155996 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $14.99
With Joseph Porter (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (February 1, 2003)
9780786193318 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.52 lbs | List price $32.95
Cassette/Spoken Word
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Abridged edition from Media Books Llc (October 1, 2003)
9781578153459 | details & prices | 4.50 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $12.99
About: 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.
With Joseph Porter (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (February 1, 2003)
9780786124046 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.25 × 2.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $29.95
With Joseph Porter (other contributor) | from Blackstone Audio Inc (October 1, 1993); titled "Quiet American"
9780786104192 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $39.95
With Simon Cadell (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from G K Hall Audio Books (June 1, 1985)
9780816197620 | details & prices | List price $39.95
About: 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.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (September 1, 2004); titled "Quiet American"
9781417705689 | details & prices | 180 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $25.80
About: 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.

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