the Building of Jalna Author:Mazo De La Roche Product Description — The Building of Jalna is one of sixteen books in the Jalna series written by Canada's Mazo de la Roche. In The Building of Jalna, Adeline, an impulsive bride with an Irish temper, and her husband, Captain Whiteoak, select Lake Ontario as the site of their new home. De la Roche chronicles their trials and tribulations during ... more »the building of the house, the swimming and skating parties, and the jealousies and humourous events that arise.
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The Building of Jalna takes readers to the origins of the Whiteoak family saga. Captain Philip Whiteoak and his bride, Adeline, arrive from India to the shores of Lake Ontario. They name their future home Jalna and become involved in intrigue, jealousies, and festivities even as their family grows and their house takes shape.« less