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Flames Across the Border: The Canadian-American Tragedy, 1813-1814 by  Pierre Berton - US 1st - 1981-01-01 - from 4Shadows Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

Flames Across the Border: The Canadian-American Tragedy, 1813-1814

by Berton, Pierre

Condition: VG/VG-


Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown and Company, 1981-01-01. US 1st. Hardcover. VG/VG-. No marks inside or out. Clean hardcover with square binding and barely nudged corners. Unclipped dustjacket with light to moderate wear including a one inch tear and crease to the top front edge and several smaller chips and tears. Boston: Atlantic - Little, Brown, 1981. Stated First American Edition with no printings indicated. First published in Canada with a new preface to the American Edition. 492 pages; maps, bibliography. - Written from the Canadian perspective, an account of the war that shaped modern Canada, focusing on the campaigns of 1813-1814. - - Wrapped, boxed and promptly shipped with tracking provided.

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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