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The Great Depression: 1929-1939

The Great Depression: 1929-1939

by Pierre Berton

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|October 9, 2001

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Over 1.5 million Canadians were on relief, one in five was a public dependant, and 70,000 young men travelled like hoboes. Ordinary citizens were rioting in the streets, but their demonstrations met with indifference, and dissidents were jailed. Canada emerged…
The Secret World Of Og

The Secret World Of Og

by Pierre Berton

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|May 14, 2002

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The Canadian Classic, written by Pierre Berton and illustrated by his daughter, Patsy is now a 26 episode animated children’s series on CBC television beginning Saturday, September 9, 2006. Berton often cited The Secret World of Og as his favourite of his…
The Last Spike: The Great Railway, 1881-1885
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In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstructs the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the continent in just five years — exactly…
Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, 1896-1899
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With the building of the railroad and the settlement of the plains, the North West was opening up. The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy. We meet…
Pierre Berton's War Of 1812

Pierre Berton's War Of 1812

by Pierre Berton

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|November 1, 2011

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To commemorate the bi-centenary of the War of 1812, Anchor Canada brings together Pierre Berton's two groundbreaking books on the subject. The Invasion of Canada is a remarkable account of the war's first year and the events that led up to it; Pierre Berton…
The National Dream: The Great Railway, 1871-1881
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In 1871, a tiny nation, just four years old — it's population well below the 4 million mark — determined that it would build the world's longest railroad across empty country, much of it unexplored. This decision — bold to the point of…
The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909
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Scores of nineteenth-century expeditions battled savage cold, relentless ice and winter darkness in pursuit of two great prizes: the quest for the elusive Passage linking the Atlantic and the Pacific and the international race to reach the North Pole. Pierre…
My Country: The Remarkable Past

My Country: The Remarkable Past

by Pierre Berton

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|September 17, 2002

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Berton brings the past alive with true stories of mystery and romance, tragedy and heroism, from the piracy of Bill Johnston, scourge of the St. Lawrence, to the weird saga of Brother XII and his mystic cult on Vancouver Island.
The Promised Land: Settling the West 1896-1914
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After the pioneers described in The National Dream , The Last Spike and Klondike came the settlers — a million people who filled a thousand miles of prairie in a single generation.
The Joy of Writing: A Guide for Writers Disguised as a Literary Memoir

The Joy of Writing: A Guide for Writers Disguised as a Literary Memoir

by Pierre Berton

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|December 16, 2003

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Drawing on his fifty years as an award-winning journalist and author of some of the finest books on Canadian history, Pierre Berton has written a witty and practical guide for writers. With almost every book a bestseller, clearly this writer knows what it takes…

Vimy

by Pierre Berton

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|October 9, 2001

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One chill Easter dawn in 1917, a blizzard blowing in their faces, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps in France went over the top of a muddy scarp knows as Vimy Ridge. Within hours, they held in their grasp what had eluded both British and French armies in…
Prisoners of the North

Prisoners of the North

by Pierre Berton

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|May 17, 2005

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Canada’s master storyteller returns to the North to chronicle the extraordinary stories of five inspiring and controversial characters. Canada’s master storyteller returns to the North to bring history to life. Prisoners of the North tells the…
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