The House Without a Key: A Charlie Chan Mystery

The House Without a Key: A Charlie Chan Mystery

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by Earl Derr Biggers
     
 

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This is the classic novel in which Charlie Chan makes his debut as Inspector of the Honolulu Police Department. Earl Derr Biggers brings Honolulu to life with deft descriptions of the landscape and of its hybrid ethnic communities. With the creation of Detective Chan, Biggers also shatters stereotypes and is ahead of his time in highlighting the positive aspects of… See more details below

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This is the classic novel in which Charlie Chan makes his debut as Inspector of the Honolulu Police Department. Earl Derr Biggers brings Honolulu to life with deft descriptions of the landscape and of its hybrid ethnic communities. With the creation of Detective Chan, Biggers also shatters stereotypes and is ahead of his time in highlighting the positive aspects of Chinese-Hawaiian culture, just as his skillful rendering of San Francisco is noteworthy of its modernity and keen sense of place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897336420
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
Charlie Chan Mysteries , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
286
Sales rank:
422,301
File size:
0 MB

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