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

John Phillips Marquand

John Phillips Marquand (November 10, 1893 - July 16, 1960) was a 20th-century American novelist. He achieved popular success and critical respect, winning a Pulitzer Prize for The Late George Apley in 1938, and creating the Mr. Moto spy series. One of his abiding themes was the confining nature of life in America's upper class and among those who aspired to join it. Marquand treated those whose lives were bound by these unwritten codes with a characteristic mix of respect and satire

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