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Marlow

Both Sir Charles Marlow and his son Young Marlow are characters in She Stoops to Conquer, by Goldsmith. Young Marlow is bashful before ladies, but easy enough before women of low degree. …

Philip Marlowe

Philip Marlowe is the most famous fictional detective and icon from the "hard-boiled" school of 20th-century mystery writing. The creation of author Raymond Chandler, Philip Marlowe is a private dete…

Stephen Marlowe

fiction novelistDied: February 22, 2008 (Williamsburg, Virginia) Best Known as: popular novelist best known for his international detective thrillers …

Christopher

(St.). The giant carried a child over a brook, and said, “Chylde, thou hast put me in grete peryll. I might bere no greater burden.” To which the child answered, “Marvel t…

Marlow Webster COOK

Senate Years of Service: 1968-1974Party: RepublicanCOOK, Marlow Webster, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Akron, Erie County, N.Y., on July 27, 1926; entered the United States Navy at seventeen…

Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood was a British expatriate whose experiences in Germany in the 1930s were the basis of the novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939), which was made into the musical Cabaret. Isherwood began…

Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest(Christopher Haden-Guest)actor, writer, directorBorn: 2/5/1948Birthplace: New York City Starting in the late 1960s, Christopher Guest made a name for himself writing for Natio…

Christopher GADSDEN

GADSDEN, Christopher, a Delegate from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., February 16, 1723; attended schools in England; employed in a commercial house in Philadelphia, Pa., 1742-1745; d…

Matt Christopher

Matt Christopherwriter Christopher wrote more than 120 sports novels for children, most of which featured underdogs who triumph. He is best known for The Lucky Baseball Bat. He also wrote mag…

Christopher Columbus

Name at birth: Cristoforo ColomboChristopher Columbus sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, landing in the "new world" of the Americas and gaining lasting fame. Using ships and money p…