Mary Wakefield by Mazo de la Roche
(Jalna)

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Synopsis

First published in 1949, in Mary Wakefield, the third book in the
Jalna series, a young English woman is hired by Ernest Whiteoak to be a
governess to Philip's motherless children. When Philip falls in love
with her, his mother does all she can to prevent the marriage. This is
book 3 of 16 in The Whiteoak Chronicles. It is followed by Young Renny.

 

About Mazo de la Roche

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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 16 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.
 
Published February 9, 2009 by Dundurn. 322 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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