Know about stores.
- Gas Station Rose.
- Series: Whiteoaks of Jalna: chronological order;
Products of this store will be shipped directly from the US to your country. Products of this store will be shipped directly from the UK to your country. Products of this store will be shipped directly from China to your country.
Products of this store will be shipped directly from Japan to your country. Products of this store will be shipped directly from Hong Kong to your country. Shop By Category. My Orders. Track Orders. Important Links.
Follow Us. App Download. US UK. Thank you for subscribing! Please check your email to confirm your subscription.
Finchs Fortune - AbeBooks - Mazo de la Roche:
Our Stores. Results for - whiteoak.
All the latest offers delivered right to your inbox! Before she became famous, she lived for five years in Sovereign House in Bronte which has been designated a historical building by the Bronte Historical Society.
Mazo's "Whiteoaks Chronicles" figures into the term "Whiteoaks" which usually refers to the Oakville-Bronte area. De la Roche had her first story published in in Munsey's Magazine but did not begin her writing career in earnest until after the death of her father.
Her first two novels, Possession and Delight , were romantic novels and earned her little in income or recognition. Its victory and subsequent publication in brought de la Roche fame and fortune at the age of Her books became best-sellers and she wrote 16 novels in the series known as the Jalna series or the Whiteoak Chronicles. The series tells the story of one hundred years of the Whiteoak family covering from to The novels were not written in sequential order, however, and each can be read as an independent story.
It is interesting to note the similarities and differences in the experiences of the Whiteoak family and de la Roche's.
While the lives and successes of the Whiteoaks rise and fall, there remained for them the steadiness of the family manor, known as Jalna. De la Roche's family endured the illness of her mother, the perpetual job searches of her father, and the adoption of her orphaned cousin while being moved 17 times.
Her family did work a farm for a few years for a wealthy man who owned the farm for a hobby. Several critics believe that Finch Whiteoak who majors in Finch's Fortune is a reflection of de la Roche herself. He was a somewhat tortured concert pianist with overtones of gayness.
Shop by category
The names of many of the characters were taken from gravestones in a Newmarket, Ontario cemetery. The Jalna series has sold more than eleven million copies in English and 92 foreign editions. Mazo de la Roche is buried near the grave of Stephen Leacock at St.
Related Finchs Fortune (Whiteoaks of Jalna series Book 9)
Copyright 2019 - All Right Reserved