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Pierre Berton

Pierre BertonAKA Pierre Francis de Marigny Berton

Born: 12-Jul-1920
Birthplace: Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada
Died: 30-Nov-2004
Location of death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, TV Personality, Journalist

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Canadian writer and TV personality

Military service: Canadian Army (WWII, four years)

[1] Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Wife: Janet Walker (m. 22-Mar-1946, eight children)

    University: University of British Columbia, Vancouver

    The Toronto Star Associate Editor (1958-62)
    Canada's Walk of Fame 1998
    French-Canadian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Smoking, Marijuana

Author of books:
The Royal Family (1954)
The Mysterious North (1956)
Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush (1958)
Just Add Water and Stir (1959)
Adventures of a Columnist (1960)
Fast, Fast, Fast Relief (1962)
The Big Sell (1963)
The Comfortable Pew (1965)
The Cool, Crazy, Committed World of the Sixties (1966)
The Smug Minority (1968)
The National Dream: The Great Railway 1871-1881 (1970)
The Last Spike:The Great Railway 1881-1885 (1971)
Drifting Home (1973, memoir)
Hollywood's Canada (1975)
My Country (1976)
The Dionne Years: A Thirties Melodrama (1977)
The Wild Frontier: More Tales from the Remarkable Past (1978)
The Invasion of Canada - 1812-1813 (1980)
Flames Across the Border - 1813-1814 (1981)
Why We Act Like Canadians (1982)
The Promised Land (1983)
Vimy (1986)
Starting Out: 1920-1947 (1987)
The Arctic Grail (1988)
The Great Depression 1929-1939 (1990)
Niagara, A History of the Falls (1992)
My Times: Living with History 1917-1995 (1995, memoir)
Farewell to the 20th Century: A Compendium of the Absurd (1996)
The Great Lakes (1996)
1967: The Last Good Year (1997)
Marching as to War: Canada's Turbulent Years, 1899-1953 (2001)
The Secret World of Og (2002)
Prisoners of the North (2004)

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