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It is worthwhile for anyone to have behind him a few generations of honest, hard-working ancestry. ---->>>

There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct proportion with the years. ---->>>

His father watched him across the gulf of years and pathos which always must divide a father from his son. ---->>>

I know a fellow who's as broke as the Ten Commandments. ---->>>

When I'm writing a novel, I'm dealing with a double life. I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant. ---->>>


John Phillips Marquand profile (john-phillips-marquand.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: November 10, 1893
Die: 07-16, 1960
Occupation: Novelist

John Phillips Marquand (November 10, 1893 – July 16, 1960) was an American writer. Originally best known for his Mr. Moto spy stories, he achieved popular success and critical respect for his satirical novels, winning a Pulitzer Prize for The Late George Apley in 1938. One of his abiding themes was the confining nature of life in America's upper class and among those who aspired to join it (wikipedia)