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Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner (1889-1970) was an author and lawyer who wrote nearly 150 detective and mystery novels that sold more than one million copies each, making him easily the best-selling American writer of his time. He ranks as one of the most prolific specialists of crime fiction due to his popular alter ego, lawyer-detective Perry Mason. A self-taught lawyer, Gardner was admitted to the California bar in 1911 and began defending poor Chinese and Mexicans as well as other clients. Eventually...See more

Personality Profile For Erle Stanley Gardner

The following is a personality profile of Erle Stanley Gardner based on his work.

Erle Stanley Gardner is social, unpretentious and informal.

He is assertive, he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups. He is confident as well: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Erle Stanley Gardner is also unconcerned with art: he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for well-being.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around his.


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