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The Dionne years

Pierre Berton

The Dionne years

a Thirties melodrama

by Pierre Berton

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dionne quintuplets.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Pierre Berton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT"9998"D5"B4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19677200M
    ISBN 100771012152

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      E.J. Dionne, historian and columnist for the Washington Post, in his new book, Code Red, is the guide we need. One of our leading public intellectuals, Dionne provides a detailed guide to current Author: Teresa Ghilarducci.   About The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets. In this riveting, beyond-belief true story from the author of The Borden Murders, meet the five children who captivated the entire world. When the Dionne Quintuplets were born on , weighing a grand total of just over 13 pounds, no one expected them to live so much as an hour.

      James Brough, Annette Dionne, Cecile Dionne, Marie Dionne and Yvonne Dionne, We Were Five: The Dionne Quintuplets’ Story from Birth through Girlhood to Womanhood (). Pierre Berton, The Dionne Years: A Thirties Melodrama ().   The daughter of an escaped convict tracks her father through the wilderness while reflecting upon her childhood as his prisoner. When Helena Pelletier learns that notorious kidnapper, rapist, and murderer Jacob Holbrook (aka The Marsh King) is no longer in police custody, she panics; Jacob is Helena’s dad, and 13 years ago she put him behind bars.


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