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Evening Book Group Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.
Evening Book Group
Event typeBook Group
WhereMontlake Branch
Room LocationDon G. and Jane Markham Abel Meeting Room
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin us for a book group at the Montlake Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Quiet American" by Graham Greene.
Book DescriptionGraham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam.

"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of Alden Pyle, the eponymous "Quiet American" of what is perhaps the most controversial novel of his career. Pyle is the brash young idealist sent out by Washington on a mysterious mission to Saigon, where the French Army struggles against the Vietminh guerrillas.

As young Pyle's well-intentioned policies blunder into bloodshed, Fowler, a seasoned and cynical British reporter, finds it impossible to stand safely aside as an observer. But Fowler's motives for intervening are suspect, both to the police and himself, for Pyle has stolen Fowler's beautiful Vietnamese mistress.
View in Catalog"The Quiet American" by Graham Greene
Next Month's Title"Blood, Bones & Butter" by Gabrielle Hamilton
NotesThis group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location.
Contact InfoMontlake Branch 206-684-4720 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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