Sunday, January 13, 2013

BW3: Pierre Berton

Pierre Berton July 12, 1920 - Nov 30, 2004




Pierre Berton, born and raised in the Yukon, had a long career as a journalist, writer and television show host and was considered one of Canada's best known personalities who enjoyed writing about his country's history. He earned many awards throughout his career including an award named after him -  The Pierre Berton Award from Canada's National History Society.

From 1956 until 2004 he wrote many books about the history of Canada including 
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If you have any interest in writing, check out The Berton House Writer's Retreat program which is held in Berton's childhood home in Dawson, City, Yukon.

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13 comments:

  1. I read three books this week, Bossypants, The Handmaid's Tale and Howl's Moving Castle.

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  2. I think my entries are always going to be a week late, because I usually do most of my reading on Saturday/Sunday and I don't end up posting about the previous week's book until Monday-Wednesday. For week 3 I will be reading Wicked.

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    1. No problem. Look forward to hearing what you think about Wicked!

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  3. Read Shadow Creek by Joy Fielding and Still Life by Louise Penny. It was a nasty week of weather in my neck of the woods and very conducive to reading! :)

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    1. I just put Still Life on my wishlist and will give Penny another try.

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  4. Awesome! I really did like it. :)

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  5. I think my weeks are off. The week starting Sunday 1/6 I read The Lady in the Mist and this week starting Sunday 1/13 I read Holes but for some reason I posted them both on this weeks linky. Oh well. I'm trying to catch up lol! I love seeing what everyone is reading and adding to my "must read" list. Thanks for doing this every year.

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  6. My post (#29, The Lighthouse by P.D. James) is for Week #1. However I did not have time until today to write the review and update all my challenges. By the time I can write and post my reviews for week 2, this linky will have expired too (sigh).

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  7. I think I must be off too, but that's ok... catch up eventually. My third book is
    Unglued Devotional by Lisa Terkeurst http://myseasonsofopportunities.blogspot.com/2013/01/are-your-emotions-together-or-coming.html

    I also read Praying Circles around your children, but it was not a very long book so wasn't sure if it counted or not. http://myseasonsofopportunities.blogspot.com/2013/01/praying-circles-around-your-children-w.html

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  8. Don't know why but my comment came out really weird and the links didn't come up properly. Sorry

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  9. @susan and @amy - Don't worry about the weeks. Link to your reviews on the current post. You can have multiple links or just one link stating multiple reviews. No matter when you read your books you will always be able to link up your reviews.

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