Pierre Berton

a biography
  • 791 Pages
  • 0.51 MB
  • English
McClelland & Stewart , Toronto
Berton, Pierre, -- 1920-2004, Historians -- Canada -- Biography, Journalists -- Canada -- Biography, Authors, Canadian -- 20th century -- Biography, Authors, Canadian (English) -- 20th century -- Biography, Historiens -- Canada -- Biographies, Journalistes -- Canada -- Biographies, Écrivains canadiens-anglais -- 20e siècle -- Biogra
StatementA.B. McKillop.
GenreBiography., Biographies.
LC ClassificationsF1024.6.B47 M35 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 791 p., [16] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23060353M
ISBN 100771057571
ISBN 139780771057571
LC Control Number2009293223

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