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Pierre Berton is a renowned author, television broadcaster who has written the bible of the Gold Rush, “KLONDIKE”. This series has the words of Pierre Berton with musical backing.

Pierre Berton was a well-known television personality, journalist, and an accomplished storyteller . He is recognized as one of Canada's most prolific and popular authors having written over 50 books, including several on popular culture and Canadian history. He is truly the Klondike King.

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The childhood home of Pierre Berton is in Dawson City and is now called Berton House. Established writers apply for three-month long subsidized residencies there; while in residence, they give a public reading in both Dawson City and Whitehorse. The Berton House Retreat is sponsored by a charitable foundation set up to support it and by the Klondike Visitors Association; the administrator is Elsa Franklin. Franklin was Berton's long-time editor and agent and is the Executive director of the narrative CD series.