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Tarkington

[tahr-king-tuh n]
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noun
  1. (Newton) Booth,1869–1946, U.S. novelist and playwright.
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Tarkington

noun
  1. (Newton) Booth . 1869–1946, US novelist. His works include the historical romance Monsieur Beaucaire (1900), tales of the Middle West, such as The Magnificent Ambersons (1918) and Alice Adams (1921), and the series featuring the character Penrod
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