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Flames Across the Border: 1813-1814

by Berton, Pierre

Condition: Fine/Very Good


Toronto: ON: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 1981. Fine in Very Good jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. pp.492 with index and bibliography. clean tight unread copy d/j sunned down spine small nicks and tears to lower spine and top front and back cover else minuscule edgewear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

Pierre Berton, Canada's most widely read historian, was born in the Yukon and educated at UBC. Author of forty-seven books, he has received three Governor General's awards for nonfiction, two Nellies for broadcasting, two National Newspaper awards, the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, and the National History Society's first award for "distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history." He holds eleven honorary degrees, is a member of the Newsman's Hall of Fame, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada.




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