Berton, Pierre

views updated

BERTON, Pierre

BERTON, Pierre. Canadian, b. 1920. Genres: Children's fiction, History, Social commentary, Biography, Humor/Satire. Career: Director, McClelland & Stewart Ltd.; Editorial Director, Natural Science of Canada Ltd. City Ed., Vancouver News Herald, 1940-41; Managing Ed., Maclean's, 1947-58; Associate Ed. and Columnist, The Toronto Star, 1948-62; Editorial Director, Canadian Centennial Library, 1965-70; Columnist, Toronto Star 1991-94. Publications: The Royal Family, 1954; The Golden Trail Stampede for Gold, 1955; The Mysterious North, 1956; Klondike, 1958; Klondike Fever, 1958; Just Add Water and Stir, 1959; Adventures of a Columnist, 1960; The New City, 1961; The Secret World of Og, 1961; Fast, Fast, Fast Relief, 1962; The Big Sell, 1963; The Comfortable Pew, 1965; My War with the Twentieth Century, 1965; Remember Yesterday, 1966; The Centennial Food Guide, 1966; The Cool, Crazy, Committed World of the Sixties, 1966; (ed. and contributor) Voices from the Sixties: Historic Headlines, 1967; The Smug Minority, 1968; The National Dream, 1970; The Last Spike, 1971; The Great Railway Illustrated, 1972; The Impossible Railway, 1972; Drifting Home, 1973; Hollywood's Canada, 1974; My Country, 1976; The Dionne Years, 1977; The Wild Frontier, 1978; The Invasion of Canada, 1980; Flames Across the Border, 1981; Why We Act Like Canadians, 1982; Klondike Quest, 1983; The Promised Land, 1984; Masquerade, 1985; Vimy, 1986; Starting Out, 1987; The Arctic Grail, 1988; The Great Depression, 1990; Niagara - A History of the Falls, 1992; Pierre Berton's Picture Book of Niagara Falls, 1993; Winter, 1994; My Times, Living with History 1947-1995, 1996; Farewell to the Twentieth Century, 1996; The Great Lakes, 1996. Address: 21 Sackville St, Toronto, ON, Canada M5A 3E1.

About this article

Berton, Pierre

Updated About content Print Article