John P Marquand

John P. Marquand (1893-1960) contributed short fiction to The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, Collier's, Good Housekeeping, and other leading magazines. He wrote several widely admired and bestselling novels, among them the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Late George Apley (1937), Wickford Point (1939), and H. M. Pullham, Esquire (1941). He was the author also of the highly successful series of Mr. Moto detective novels.