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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Marquand, John Phillips 1893-1960. American writer who created the Japanese sleuth Mr. Moto and wrote comic novels about rich New England families, including Wickford Point (1939).

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  • n. United States writer who created the Japanese detective Mr. Moto and wrote other novels as well (1893-1960)

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  • Safety: Thompson has been in Marquand Manuel's corner this offseason, at least publicly, but the pricey free-agent acquisition from Thompson's former stomping grounds in Seattle was an unequivocal bust last season.

    NFL draft needs: NFC North

  • Robert Marquand of the CSM describes the implications of the Act,

    Could George W. Bush Be Charged With War Crimes? : Law is Cool

  • "I was immediately taken with it as soon as I saw the joy on the children's faces as soon as they got on the horse," said Ms. Marquand, 61 years old, of her first time volunteering.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

  • Ms. Marquand, a retired corporate finance lawyer, became involved with GallopNYC in the spring of 2007, when the organization had just started giving lessons to New Yorkers with disabilities.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

  • Besides the time she has spent as a volunteer instructor, Ms. Marquand has also made significant financial contributions.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

  • DONOR OF THE DAY A self-described lifelong horse lover, Suzy Marquand has found a way to "combine a passion with doing good" in her work with GallopNYC, a therapeutic horseback riding organization.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

  • "I'm committed to the capital campaign when we do go on to our own site," said Ms. Marquand, who became chairwoman of GallopNYC's board in 2009.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

  • "We have children with autism who in the riding lessons will say their first words," Ms. Marquand.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

  • With the lessons—for which two-thirds of the GallopNYC's riders pay minimal or no fees, thanks to rider subsidy grants—Ms. Marquand said she has observed people with emotional problems get better in touch with themselves, and those with physical challenges experience a different way of walking, via horseback.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

  • Suzy Marquand GallopNYC had three riders when it began its riding program four years ago.

    Horse-Riding Lessons for Disabled

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