The monarchy, the movies, and everything in between is lampooned in this humorous retrospective of twentieth-century follies, foibles and fads from Canada’s preeminent popular historian. Berton even ventures a look into the future, when in 2021, Chicago and New York launch the first 22-lane highways: they are designed for a speed limit of 100 mph, but traffic is so congested the limit has to be readjusted — to 15 mph.
Following the success of A Farewell to the Twentieth Century, this new volume reflects Pierre Berton’s knack for knowing just what will tickle the funny bones of his diehard fans.
Pierre Berton was one of Canada’s most popular and prolific authors. From narrative histories and popular culture, to picture and coffee table books to anthologies, to stories for children to readable, historical works for youth, many of his fifty books… More about Pierre Berton
Paperback | $9.95
Published by Doubleday Canada Oct 10, 2000| 256 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-1/4| ISBN 9780385258180