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Mazo de la Roche

Mazo de la Roche, in 1927, was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from The Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller and was eventually adapted for stage, screen, and television. Known for creating unforgettable characters that come to life for her readers, Mazo de la Roche is truly an icon of Canadian literature.

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. The book became an immediate bestseller. In 1929, the sequel Whiteoaks also went to the top of bestseller lists. Mazo went on to publish 16 novels in the popular series about a Canadian family named Whiteoak, living in a house called Jalna. Her success allowed her to travel the world and to live in a mansion near Windsor Castle. Mazo created unforgettable characters who come to life for her readers, but she was secretive about her own life and tried to escape the public attention her fame brought.

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Jalna

Jalna

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Jalna: Books 1-4

Jalna: Books 1-4

The Building of Jalna / Morning at Jalna / Mary Wakefield / Young Renny
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Jalna: Books 13-16

Jalna: Books 13-16

Return to Jalna / Renny's Daughter / Variable Winds at Jalna / Centenary at Jalna
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Jalna: Books 5-8

Jalna: Books 5-8

Whiteoak Heritage / Whiteoak Brothers / Jalna / Whiteoaks of Jalna
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Jalna: Books 9-12

Jalna: Books 9-12

Finch's Fortune / The Master of Jalna / Whiteoak Harvest / Wakefield's Course
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Ringing the Changes

Ringing the Changes

An Autobiography
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The Jalna Saga

The Jalna Saga

All Sixteen Books of the Enduring Classic Series
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The Jalna Saga, Deluxe Edition

The Jalna Saga, Deluxe Edition

All Sixteen Books of the Enduring Classic Series & The Biography of Mazo de la Roche
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Undiscovered Mazo de la Roche 9-Book Bundle

Undiscovered Mazo de la Roche 9-Book Bundle

Explorers of the Dawn / Possession / Delight / and 6 more
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