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A volume in the Whiteoaks of Jalna series
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The Building of Jalna takes readers to the origins of the Whiteoak family saga. Captain Philip Whiteoak and his bride, Adeline, arrive from India to the shores of Lake Ontario. They name their future home Jalna and become involved in intrigue, jealousies, and festivities even as their family grows and their house takes shape.About the Author:
In 1927, Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. It became an immediate bestseller. She went on to publish sixteen novels in the popular series, about a Canadian family named Whiteoak living in a house called Jalna. She created unforgettable characters who come to life for her readers, but was secretive about her own life and tried to escape the public attention fame brought.
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Book Description Fawcett, 1976. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0449230716
Book Description Fawcett, 1976. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0449230716
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0449230716