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My Times Living With History 1947-1995

By Berton, Pierre




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My Times Living With History 1947-1995

Berton, Pierre

Doubleday Canada. Very Good. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780385255288 . Red Hardcovers with gilt titles to the spine. In Near Fine condition, a solid binding with bright, unmarked pages and light spine end bumping. Illustrated endpapers with three black & white photo sections through the book. An unclipped DJ in Fine condition, protected by a clear, plastic covering. "For fifty years Canadians have had a standing date with Pierre Berton--in Maclean's and The Toronto Star, on the TV screen in Front Page Challenge and The Pierre Berton Show, and in each of his successive bestsellers. In his passion for truth and justice, he has taken on issues few others dared to touch: sex, religion, racism, feminism, national hypocrisy, civil liberties. Now he tells the stories behind the stories. Berton has lively anecdotes about such figures as John Diefenbaker, Brian Mulroney, and his television show guests, from Lenny Bruce to Malcolm X. He watches the Berlin Wall go up and hears the nightly rattle of gunfire in the ghost city of Seoul. From enfant terrible to national icon, Berton has seen half a centruy of Canadian history in a changing world." ; 9.60 X 6.70 X 1.60 inches; 440 pages; Box 31 .

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My Times Living with History 1947-1995

Berton, Pierre

Doubleday Canada. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0385255284 . Red hard covers with gilt lettering to the spine, light spine end bumping, otherwise a Near Fine copy, crisp and tight. The DJ is unclipped with glossy covers, also in Near Fine condition with very light wear . "Berton tells the stories behind the stories. Berton has lively anecdotes about such figures as John Diefenbaker, Brian Mulroney, and his television show guests, from Lenny Bruce to Malcolm X. He watches the Berlin Wall go up and hears the nightly rattle of gunfire in the ghost city of Seoul. From enfant terrible to national icon, Berton has seen half a centruy of Canadian history in a changing world. "My Times"is both a page-turner and an important source of contemporary history." ; B&W Photographs; 1.6 x 9.6 x 6.7 Inches; 440 pages .

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My Times, Living with History 1947-1995

Berton, Pierre

Toronto: Doubleday, 1995. fine in fine dust jacket signed by Berton on title page . photo's. Toronto: fine in fine dust jacket signed by Berton on title page 1995

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My Times Living with History 1947-1995

Berton, Pierre

Doubleday Canada, Toronto. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0385255284 . A Good Read ships from Toronto and Niagara Falls, NY - customers outside of North America please allow two to three weeks for delivery. Minor bumping to tips. Inscribed and dated by author to previous owner on title page. Inscription dated in '95. Some creasing on edges of d/j. ; 9.599999990208000 X 6.699999993166000 X 1.599999998368000 inches; 440 pages; Signed by Author .

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My Times Living with History 1947-1995

Berton, Pierre

Toronto: Seal Books McClelland-Bantam, Inc., 1996. Repaired; Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Moderately Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled. A personal insight into a tumultuous era by Canada's most popular historian. NATIONAL BESTSELLER. SYNOPSIS: "MY TIMES HAVE BEEN THE MOST EXCITING OF ALL TIMES." For fifty years Canadians have had a standing date with Pierre Berton - in Maclean's and The Toronto Star, on the TV screen in Front Page Challenge and The Pierre Berton Show, and in each of his successive bestsellers. In his passion for truth and justice, he has taken on issues few others dared to touch: sex, religion, racism, feminism, national hypocrisy, civil liberties. Now he tells the stories behind the stories. Berton has lively anecdotes about such figures as John Diefenbaker, Brian Mulroney, and his television show guests, from Lenny Bruce to Malcolm X. He watches the Berlin Wall go up and hears the nightly rattle of gunfire in the ghost city of Seoul. From enfant terrible to national icon, Berton has seen half a century of Canadian history in a changing world. My Times is both a page-turner and an important source of contemporary history. - and - "LIFE IS A SERIES OF ACCIDENTAL OPPORTUNITIES, AND I'VE HAD MY SHARE" In My Times Pierre Berton remembers: Key moments in the history of Khrushchev's Moscow, Mao's China, Egypt, Japan, and Budapest; John Kennedy's historic triumph at the 1960 Democratic Convention; The Red Scare of the fifties; The essay on adolescent sex that got him fired from Maclean's; The Centennial Year and Canada's new nationalism; The raunchy interview tape that aired accidentally; The mystery of John Diefenbaker's father; The adventure behind the tape he smuggled out of Beirut; The insanities of filming Klondike in Hollywood; The story of his happily-ever-after marriage and family life; And much more.. First Thus 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Illus. by Denise Grant. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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My Times Living with History 1947-1995

Berton, Pierre

Toronto: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385255284 . Tight clean square unmarked book in glossy dust jacket. ; 1.6 x 9.6 x 6.7 Inches; 440 pages .

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