john phillips marquand

Marquand

[mahr-kwond]
noun
J(ohn) P(hillips) 1893–1960, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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Marquand (mɑːˈkwɒnd)
 
n
J(ohn) P(hillips). 1893--1960, US novelist, noted for his stories featuring the Japanese detective Mr Moto and for his satirical comedies of New England life, such as The Late George Apley (1937)

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john phillips marquand

U.S. novelist who recorded the shifting patterns of middle and upper class U.S. society in the mid-20th century.

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