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Jalna: Books 1-4 - The Building of Jalna Morning at Jalna Mary Wakefield Young Renny - cover

Jalna: Books 1-4 - The Building of Jalna Morning at Jalna Mary Wakefield Young Renny

Mazo de la Roche

Publisher: Dundurn

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Chronicling the early years of the formidable manor Jalna and the Whiteoak family who inhabit it, this bundle gathers together the first four novels in Mazo de la Roche's treasured Canadian saga. 
 
Includes 
The Building of Jalna 
Morning at Jalna 
Mary Wakefield 
Young Renny

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