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Mar·quand(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).
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(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)
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J(ohn) P(hillips), 1893–1960, U.S. novelist.
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