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Women of the Klondike

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ISBN-10: 1552854078

ISBN-13: 9781552854075

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Frances Backhouse, Pierre Berton

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List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 6/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Pierre Berton was born in 1920 and raised in the Yukon. He worked in Klondike mining camps during his university years, spending four years in the army, rising from private to captain/instructor at the Royal Military College in Kingston. After the military, Berton went to Vancouver where he began his career at a newspaper. At 21, he was the youngest city editor on any Canadian daily. He moved to Toronto in 1947, and at the age of 31 was named managing editor of Maclean's. In 1957 he became a key member of the CBC's public affairs flagship program, Close-Up, and a permanent panelist on Front Page Challenge. He joined The Toronto Star as an associate editor and columnist in 1958, leaving 4…