The Ugly American
  • Author : William J. Lederer
  • Release Date : 14 August 1999
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 13 : 141762373X
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Book Description: The ineffectual Ambassador is just one of the handicaps facing the Americans as Southeast Asia becomes increasingly involved with Communism

The Ugly American

The Ugly American

Author : William J. Lederer,Eugene Burdick
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Genre : Fiction
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The ineffectual Ambassador is just one of the handicaps facing the Americans as Southeast Asia becomes increasingly involved with Communism...

Ugly Americans

Ugly Americans

Author : Ben Mezrich
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The true story of the Ivy League hedge fund cowboys who gambled with the dangerously high stakes of the Asian stock market. John Malcolm, high school football hero and Princeton graduate made his millions back in the early '90s, a time when dozens of elite young American graduates made ...

Fat  Dumb  and Ugly

Fat Dumb and Ugly

Author : Peter Strupp
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Humor
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The world's lone superpower...supreme guardian of democracy...and home of the blithely uninformed and epidemically obese. Welcome to America -- pull up a chair, click on the tube, and grab a donut. Concerned Citizen Peter Strupp is shocked and bothered by what he sees. It seems we're not as ...

Throwaway Nation

Throwaway Nation

Author : Jeff Dondero
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Self-Help
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The US leads the world in many ways, including the amount of waste we produce. Although we constitute less than 5 percent of the world’s population, we use up to 30 percent of the world’s resources, and per capita we generate the most trash. Throwaway Nation illuminates the problem and ...

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

Author : Bryn Greenwood
Publisher : Booktopia Editions
Genre : Fiction
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As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It's safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she ...

The Quiet American

The Quiet American

Author : Graham Greene
Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
Genre : Fiction
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I have asked permission to dedicate this book to you not only in memory of the hagpy evenings I have spent with you in Saigon over the last five years, but also because I have quite shamelessly borrowed the location of your flat to house one of iny characters, and ...

Somebody

Somebody

Author : Stefan Kanfer
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Marlon Brando will never cease to fascinate us: for his triumphs as an actor (On the Waterfront, The Godfather, Last Tango in Paris), as well as his disasters; for the power of the screen portrayals he gave, and for his turbulent, tumultuous personal life. Seamlessly intertwining the man and the ...

The Deceptive American

The Deceptive American

Author : William J. Lederer,Eugene Burdick
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Genre : Fiction
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In 1965, the authors of The Ugly American published the novel Sarkhan, a book which they felt had an even more dramatic message than their great best-seller. Sarkhan was greeted with high praise, was a selection of both the Literary Guild and the Reader s Digest Condensed Book Club."...

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The Good American

Author : Robert D. Kaplan
Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
Genre : History
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography comes a sweeping yet intimate story of the most influential humanitarian you’ve never heard of—Bob Gersony, who spent four decades in crisis zones around the world. “One of the best accounts examining American humanitarian pursuits over ...

The Ugly

The Ugly

Author : Alexander Boldizar
Publisher : Brooklyn Arts Press LLC
Genre : Fiction
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"An adventure, coming-of-age novel that documents two parallel-running stories, past and present, of one individual, Muzhduk the Ugli the Fourth. In the first story, a boulder-throwing mountain man from Siberia whose land is stolen by American lawyers goes to Harvard Law School to learn how to throw words; in the ...

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American Niceness

Author : Carrie Tirado Bramen
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : History
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The Ugly Vegetables

The Ugly Vegetables

Author : Grace Lin
Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In this charming story about celebrating differences a Chinese-American girl wishes for a garden of bright flowers instead of one full of bumpy, ugly, vegetables. The neighbors' gardens look so much prettier and so much more inviting to the young gardener than the garden of "black-purple-green vines, fuzzy wrinkled leaves, ...

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The Ugly One

Author : Leanne Statland Ellis
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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At the height of the Incan empire, a girl called the Ugly One because of a disfiguring scar on her face, seeks to have the scar removed and instead finds a life path as a shaman....