Mazo de la Roche


Born
in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
January 15, 1879

Died
July 12, 1961

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Mazo de la Roche, born Mazo Louise Roche, was the author of the Jalna novels, one of the most popular series of books of her time.

The Jalna series consists of sixteen novels that tell the story of the Canadian Whiteoak family from 1854 to 1954, although each of the novels can also be enjoyed as an independent story. In the world of the Whiteoaks, as in real life, people live and die, find success and fall to ruin. For the Whiteoaks, there remains something solid and unchanging in the midst of life's transience--the manor house and its rich surrounding farmland known as "Jalna." The author, Mazo de la Roche, gave the members of her fictitious family names from gravestones in Ontario's New Market cemetery, and the story itself balances somewh
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The Building Of Jalna (Jaln...

3.81 avg rating — 768 ratings — published 1935 — 11 editions
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Jalna (Whiteoaks of Jalna, #7)

3.86 avg rating — 733 ratings — published 1927 — 46 editions
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Mary Wakefield (Whiteoaks o...

3.92 avg rating — 437 ratings — published 1949 — 34 editions
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Morning at Jalna (Whiteoaks...

3.85 avg rating — 418 ratings — published 1960 — 29 editions
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Whiteoaks Of Jalna (Whiteoa...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 437 ratings — published 1929 — 37 editions
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Young Renny (Whiteoaks of J...

3.94 avg rating — 363 ratings — published 1935 — 27 editions
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The Master of Jalna (Whiteo...

3.95 avg rating — 288 ratings — published 1933 — 25 editions
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The Whiteoak Brothers (Whit...

3.97 avg rating — 302 ratings — published 1954 — 23 editions
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Return to Jalna (Whiteoaks ...

3.99 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 1946 — 24 editions
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Whiteoak Heritage (Whiteoak...

3.95 avg rating — 313 ratings — published 1940 — 27 editions
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