Mary Wakefield, by De La Roche, Mazo
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- ISBN: 9781550028775 | 1550028774
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/28/2009
In "Mary Wakefield", the third book in the Jalna series, a young English woman is hired by Ernest Whiteoak to be a governess to Philip's motherless children. When Philip falls in love with her, his mother does all she can to prevent the marriage. 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 best-seller & went to be adapted for stage, screen & television. Known for creating unforgettable characters that come to life for her readers, Mazo de la Roche, is truly an icon of Canadian literature.