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Wickford Point

John P. Marquand

Wickford Point

by John P. Marquand

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Authors -- Family relationships -- Fiction.,
    • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction.,
    • Poor families -- Fiction.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John P. Marquand.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.M34466 Wi, PS3525.A6695 Wi
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8], 3-458 p. ;
      Number of Pages458
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6393104M
      LC Control Number39027145
      OCLC/WorldCa13165087

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WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.- John P.

Marquand is regarded as one of the 20th century's masters of sophisticated domestic fiction, occupying a midpoint on the spectrum between Edith Wharton and John Cheever/5. Wickford Point is the somewhat dilapidated but stately home of the Boston Brahmin Brill family.

The story, such as it is, is told by Jim a distant relative who grew up at Wickford Point after his parents died. It is based on, I am supposing, Marquand’s life and you can still find the estate where he grew up on the Merrimack River near /5(7).

Wickford Point is the somewhat dilapidated but stately home of the Boston Brahmin Brill family. The story, such as it is, is told by Jim a distant relative who grew up at Wickford Point after his parents died. It is based on, I am supposing, Marquand’s life and you Wickford Point book still find the estate where he grew up on the Merrimack River near /5(7).

Another Panel in his New England portraits, to go along side of THE LATE GEORGE APLEY. This is, perhaps, not so original a book; there is less sense of actuality, more sense of plot.

The emphasis lies this time, not on an individual primarily, but on a place which has an irresistible hold over all the members of a family, and brings them back and back again.

The family could happen nowhere but. "Jim is the only member of the extended Brill family at Wickford Point ever to have any money in his pocket. The rest of the Brills siphon gas from his car and overdraw their accounts with the cheerful abandon of those who have always been taken care of.

In New England the Brills are cultural and literary royalty with an intellectual lineage that hasn't so much been inherited by the younger. He wrote several widely admired and bestselling novels, among them the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Late George Apley (), Wickford Point (), and H.

Pullham, Esquire (). He was the author also of the highly successful series of Mr. Moto detective novels. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.- John P.

Marquand is regarded as one of the 20th century's masters of sophisticated domestic fiction, occupying a midpoint on the spectrum between Edith Wharton and John : John P. Marquand. Complete summary of John P. Marquand's Wickford Point. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Wickford Point.

The first of these, The Late George Apley (), a satire of Boston's upper class, won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in Other Marquand novels exploring New England and class themes include Wickford Point (), H.M.

Pulham, Esquire (), and Point of No Return (). Wickford Point: Author: Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), Note: c If you have determined that downloading the book above is legal in your country, you may access it.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in by Little, Brown, Boston. Description. Editions for Wickford Point: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover), (Pape.

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Point of No Return ()—which, Apley notwithstanding, may be Marquand's best book—opens on a rainy April morning in suburban New York; the hero, Charles Gray, as he stands in his modern Author: Martha Spaulding.

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WICKFORD POINT. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, Stated First Edition. A Very Good Hardcover with Dust Jacket. All books are in the condition stated. All dust jackets are protected by removable mylar sleeves. Please examine photos for details. I will be happy to answer any condition questions you may have.

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Marquand is regarded as one of the 20th century's masters of sophisticated domestic fiction, occupying a midpoint on the spectrum between Edith Wharton and John Cheever. /5(2). MARQUAND'S SATIRE WIDENS; But "Wickford Point" Is a Novel of More Than Surface Brilliance.

By Percy Hutchison.Section The New York Times Book Review, Page 91 Buy Reprints.WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.- John P.

Marquand is regarded as one of the 20th century's masters of sophisticated domestic fiction, occupying a midpoint on the spectrum between Edith Wharton and John Cheever.WICKFORD POINT does not have the unity of THE LATE GEORGE APLEY (), but its portrayal of clan snobbishness is even more pointed than in the earlier novel.

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