John P. Marquand

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Birthday
10, 1893
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Jul 16, 1960 (66)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1893
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Jul 16, 1960 (66)

About

The author of the popular Mr. Moto spy stories, he is also known for his historical and satirical novels. He is particularly famous for his 1937 Pulitzer Prize-winning work, The Late George Apley.

Before Fame

He worked as a reporter for The Boston Evening Transcript.

Trivia

The stifling nature of upper-class life is a common theme of Marquand's literary work.

Family Life

He was born in Delaware, and he grew up in the suburbs of New York City. He married Adelaide Hooker in 1937.

Associated With

He and Frank Deford both contributed to Sports Illustrated magazine.

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