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A series of accessible, fast-paced non-fiction narratives aimed at pre-teen and young teenage readersPierre Berton, Canada's leading popular historian, vividly recreates the conflicts and events that helped forge Canada into a nation separate from the United States.
Mass Market Paperback, 88 pages
Published March 1st 1991 by McClelland & Stewart (first published 1991)
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From narrative histories and popular culture, to picture and coffee table books to anthologies, to stories for children to readable, historical works for youth, many of his books are now Canadian classics.

Born in 1920 and raised in the Yukon, Pierre Berton worked in Klondike mining camps during his university years. He spent four years in the army, rising from private to captain/instructor at the
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