PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS



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Earl Der Biggers

Earl Derr Biggers (26 Aug 1884-5 Apr 1933) American journalist/novelist: * 11 mystery/detective novels (series character Detective Sergeant/Inspector Charlie Chan, based on an actual Honolulu police detective) * 6 plays His classic character is essential to understanding the role of the oriental or ethnic detective in modern fiction. In the Periodic Table of the Elements, "Bi" stands for Bismuth. In the Periodic Table of the Mystery Authors, "Bi" stands for Earl Der Biggers! Honorable Mentions: Return to Mystery/Detective Table of Contents Return to PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS [Grateful acknowledgment to Professor Erich Friedman for his permission for me to use the table structure and color GIFs of the Periodic Table, above, whose Mystery Author roll-over status names and correlation of Element Abbreviations with Mystery Author names are not the fault of Professor Erich Friedman but purely the work of Professor Jonathan Vos Post]