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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Don Marquis  

Pen Name: None


Born: July 29, 1878 in Walnut, Illinois

Died: December 29, 1937

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Illinois Connection

Don Marquis was born and raised in Walnut. He attended Knox Academy (now Knox College).

Biographical and Professional Information

Don Marquis (pronounced "mark' wis" (British), not "mar kee" (French)) was an American humorist, journalist, and author. He was variously a novelist, poet, cartoonist, newspaper columnist, and playwright. He is best remembered for his humorous writing and creating the characters "Archy" and "Mehitabel".

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Archy and Mehitabel,
ISBN: 0385094787. OCLC Number: 1577919

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Archy and Mehitabel.
ISBN: 9781435276802. OCLC Number: 227033108

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Danny's Own Story
ISBN: 9783842426726. OCLC Number: 916069555

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Danny's Own Story
ISBN: 1419115022. OCLC Number: 493589

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ISBN: 1331446503. OCLC Number: 983362725


Hermione And Her Little Group Of Serious Thinkers
ISBN: 9600040014558. OCLC Number: 1078574682

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Noah an' jonah an' cap'n john smith :
ISBN: 1176883283. OCLC Number: 944434492

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Poems and portraits.
ISBN: 1141351463. OCLC Number: 946034252

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Sonnets to a Red Haired Lady, by a Gentlemen With a Blue Beard, and Famous Love Affairs
ISBN: 1417911271. OCLC Number: 172977706

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Sonnets to a red-haired lady and famous love affairs (classic ... reprint).
ISBN: 1330352432. OCLC Number: 980511877


The cruise of the Jasper B
ISBN: 1406942901. OCLC Number: 12032368

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The Cruise Of The Jasper B.
ISBN: 9600040009417. OCLC Number: 1078555838

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The revolt of the oyster
ISBN: 9781103604050. OCLC Number: 796662054

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The revolt of the oyster
ISBN: 1417908246. OCLC Number: 1216007

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