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E. S. Gardner

Name: Erle Stanley Gardner
Geboren: 17.07.1889
Gestorben: 11.03.1970
Berufe: Schriftsteller, Handlungsreisender, Anwalt
Pseudonyme: A.A. Fair, Carleton Kendrake, Charles J. Kenny

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E.S. Gardner wurde in Malden, Massachusetts geboren, verbrachte seine Kindheit jedoch in Portland, Klondike oder Oroville.
1909 schloss er die High School ab und begann zu studieren. Aufgrund einer Schlägerei wurde er von der Valparaiso University, Indiana, verwiesen. Später boxte er und arrangierte unerlaubte Ringkämpfe.
Gardner arbeitete in einem Anwaltsbüro und eröffnete 1910 seine eigene Kanzlei in Merced, Kalifornien.
Von 1911 bis 1918 verdiente er sich als Anwalt in Oxnard, hauptsächlich für chinesische Kundschaft.
Einige Zeit arbeitete er als Handlungsreisender, dann wieder als Anwalt in Ventura.
1921 heiratete er Natalie Frances Talbert.
Bis 1933 blieb er seinem juristischen Beruf treu.
Bereits Anfang der 20er Jahre begann Gardner damit, Western- und Kriminalgeschichten zu schreiben. Er verfasste unter den Pseudonymen A.A. Fair, Carleton Kendrake und Charles J. Kenny eine große Anzahl Geschichten, u.a. für das Black Mask Magazine.
1933 schrieb er mit THE CASE OF THE VELVET CLAWS seinen ersten Fall um die Figur Perry Mason.
Gardner produzierte so fleißig, dass ein kleiner Stab von Sekretärinnen seine Geschichten von Band tippte.
Nach dem Tod seiner Frau, von der er seit 1935 getrennt lebte, heiratete er 1968 seine Sekretärin Agnes J. Bethell.
Er verstarb am 11. März 1970 im Alter von 71 Jahren.

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Bibliographie
The Case of the Velvet Claws, 1933
The Case of the Sulky Girl, 1933
The Case of the Lucky Legs, 1934
The Case of the Howling Dog, 1934
The Case of the Curious Bride, 1934
The Clew of the Forgotten Murder, 1935
This is Murder, 1935
The Case of the Counterfeit Eye, 1935
The Case of the Caretaker's Cat, 1935
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop, 1936
The Case of the Sleepwaker's Niece, 1936
The Case of the Lament Canary, 1937
The Case of the Dangerous Dowager, 1937
Murder up my Sleeve, 1937
The D.A. calls it Murder, 1937
The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoes, 1938
The Case of the Substitute Face, 1938
The D.A. holds a Candle, 1938
The Bigger They Come, 1939
The Case of the Perjured Parrot, 1939
The Case of the Rolling Bones, 1939
The D.A. drwas a Circle, 1939
Turn on the Heat, 1940
The Case of the Silent Partner, 1940
The Case of the Baited Hook, 1940
The D.A. goes to Trial, 1940
Gold comes in Bricks, 1940
Spill the Jackpot, 1941
The Case of the Haunted Husband, 1941
The Case of the Turning Tide, 1941
The Case of the Empty Tin, 1941
Double or Quits, 1941
The D.A. cooks a Goose, 1942
The Case of the Drwoning Duck, 1942
The Case of the Carless Kitten, 1942
Owls don't Blink, 1942
Bats fly at Dusk, 1942
The Case of the Buried Clock, 1943
The Case of the Smoking Chimney, 1943
The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito, 1943
Cats Prowl az Night, 1943
Fools die on Friday, 1944
The D.A. calls a Turn, 1944
Give 'em the Ax, 1944
The Case of the Crooked Candle, 1944
The Case of the Black-eyed Blonde, 1944
The Case of the Golddigger's Purse, 1945
The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife, 1945
The D.A. breaks a Seal, 1946
Crows can't count, 1946
The Case of the Backward Mule, 1946
The Case of the Borrowed Brunette, 1946
Two Clues, 1947
The Case of the Fan Dancer's Horse, 1947
The Case of the Lazy Lover, 1947
The Land of Shorter Shadows, 1948
The Case of the Vagabond Virgin, 1948
The D.A. takes a Chance, 1948
The Case of the Dubious Bridgeroom, 1949
The Case of the Cautious Coquette, 1949
Bedroom have Wndows, 1949
The D.A. breaks an Egg, 1949
The Case of the Negligent Nymph, 1950
The Case of the Musical Cow, 1950
The Case of the One-Eyed Witness, 1950
The Case of the Angry Mourner, 1951
The Case of the Fiery Fingers, 1951
The Case of the Moth eating Mink, 1952
The Case of the Grinning Gorilla, 1952
The Court of Last Resort, 1952
Top of the Heap, 1952
The Case of the Green-eyed Sister, 1953
The Case of the Hesitant Hostess, 1953
Some Women won't wait, 1953
The Case of the Fugitive Nurse, 1954
The Case of the Runaway Corpse, 1954
The Case of the Restless Redhead, 1954
Neighborhood Frontiers, 1954
The Case of the Glamorous Ghost, 1955
The Case of the Nervouse Accomplice, 1955
The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary, 1955
The Case of the Terrified Typist, 1956
Beware the Curves, 1956
The Case of the Gilded Lily, 1956
The Case of the Demure Defendant, 1956
The Case of the Screaming Woman, 1957
The Case of the Lucky Loser, 1957
The Case of the Daring Decoy, 1957
Some Slips don't show, 1957
You can die laughing, 1957
The Count of Nine, 1958
The Case of the Long-legged Models, 1958
The Case of the Foot-loose Doll, 1958
The Case of the Calendar Girl, 1958
The Case of the Deadly Toy, 1959
Pass the Gravy, 1959
The Case of the Mythical Monkeys, 1959
The Case of the Singing Skirt, 1959
The Case of the Waylaid Wolf, 1960
The Case of the Duplicate Daughter, 1960
The Case of the Shapley Shadow, 1960
Kept Women can't quit, 1960
Hunting the Desert Whale, 1960
Hovering over Baja, 1961
The Case of the Spurious Spinster, 1961
The Case of the Bigamous Spuse, 1961
Bachelors get lonely, 1961
Shills can't catch Chips, 1961
The Case of the Reluctant Model, 1962
The Case of the Blond Bonanza, 1962
The Case of the Ice-cold Hands, 1962
Try anything once, 1962
The Hidden Heart if Baja, 1962
The Case of the Mischieveous Doll, 1963
The Case of the Stepdaughter's Secret, 1963
The Case of the Amorous Aunt, 1963
Fish or Cut bait, 1963
This Desert is yours, 1963
The Case of the Daring Divorcee, 1964
Up for Grabs, 1964
The Case of the Phantom Fortune, 1964
The Case of the Horrified Heirs, 1964
The World of Water, 1964
The Case of the Troubled Trustee, 1965
The Case of the Beautiful Beggar, 1965
Hunting lost Mines by Helicopter, 1965
Cut thin to wind, 1965
The Case of the Worried Waitress, 1966
Widows wear Weeds, 1966
The Case of the Queenly Contestant, 1967
Gipsy Days on the Delta, 1967
Traps need fresh Bait, 1967
Off the Beaten Track in Baja, 1967
The Case of the Careless Cupid, 1968
Mexico's Magic Square, 1968
The Case of the Fabulous Fake, 1969
The Case of the Murder's Bride an other Stories, 1969
Drifting down the Delta, 1969
Cops on Campus and Crime on the Streets, 1970
Host with a Big Hat, 1970
All Grass isn't green, 1970
The Case of the Crimson Kiss, 1971
The Case of the Fenced-in Woman, 1972
The Case of the Irate Witness, 1972
The Case of the Postponed Murder, 1973