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 (mär-kwŏnd′), John Phillips 1893-1960.
American writer who created the Japanese sleuth Mr. Moto and wrote comic novels about rich New England families, including Wickford Point (1939).


(Biography) 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)



J(ohn) P(hillips), 1893–1960, U.S. novelist.
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Marquand, of Wholeman, Sons, Marquand & Lidderdale.
JACK GARRITTY, runner-up to Tom Marquand in the Stobart Apprentice Championship, will be conspicuous by his absence when the Flat turf season ends at Doncaster on Saturday week.
The race for the apprentice title is set for a thrilling conclusion as Tom Marquand leads Jack Garritty (left) by one winner (53-52) going into the final day.
Directed by James Marquand (One Night In Istanbul), the story is about a young writer called Ryan (Chris Mason) who is dumped by his glamorous girlfriend Lucy (Wallis Day).
Top apprentice Tom Marquand will once again take a valuable 3lb off the ante-post favourite.
Tom Marquand is a really good apprentice and I was keen to get him.
The primary text includes the following plays: The Workhouse Ward (1908), by Lady Augusta Gregory (29-40); The King of Spains Daughter (1935), by Teresa Deevy (41 -58); I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside (1984), by Anne Le Marquand Hartigan (59-104); The Stranded Hours Between (1989), by Dolores Walshe (105-70); Eclipsed (1992), by Patricia Burke Brogan (171-230); Twinkletoes (1993), by Jennifer Johnston (231-50); Heritage (2001), by Nicola McCartney (251-343).
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Ross Marquand is ready to join AMC's zombie show "The Walking Dead.
Paul Le Marquand and Lynda Vautier, the principals of FML, supported by their team of professionals, will join Vistra and play a key role in the management of client services and the ongoing development of the business.
Il est aussi a retenir que par le passe, a Sidi Bel Abbes, des tournages ont vu defiler des stars de renommee mondiale : Sarah Bernhardt, Fernandel, Christian Marquand, Christian Jacque- en plus des cineastes de renommee, natifs de Sidi Bel-Abbes, comme Bachir Belhadj, Brahim Tsaki et le directeur de photo, Boukerche.
I thought he'd resigned as Health Minister to be replaced by Hilary Marquand (our neighbour in Radyr until 1943).