Young Renny

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First published in 1935, Young Renny takes us even further back in the Whiteoak family saga to 1906. Renny, the young master of Jalna, is just eighteen. His twenty-year-old sister Meg is engaged to marry the young man next door, Maurice Vaughan Uncle Nick and Uncle Ernest, now in their fifties, have squandered their inheritances abroad on high living and reside again at Jalna. But the plot thickens further, when two outsiders join the mix: A gypsy woman, who seduces Renny, and a distant cousin from Ireland, who ...

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Overview

First published in 1935, Young Renny takes us even further back in the Whiteoak family saga to 1906. Renny, the young master of Jalna, is just eighteen. His twenty-year-old sister Meg is engaged to marry the young man next door, Maurice Vaughan Uncle Nick and Uncle Ernest, now in their fifties, have squandered their inheritances abroad on high living and reside again at Jalna. But the plot thickens further, when two outsiders join the mix: A gypsy woman, who seduces Renny, and a distant cousin from Ireland, who befriends Gran, moves into Jalna, and spies on the family. This is book 4 of 16 in The Whiteoak Chronicles. It is followed by Whiteoak Heritage.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781554884100
  • Publisher: Dundurn Press
  • Publication date: 6/29/2009
  • Series: Jalna Series, #4
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 1,350,447
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

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 a bestseller and was adapted for stage, screen and television.

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Table of Contents

I The Rehearsal 9

II In the Ravine 22

III Elvira 28

IV Sir Edwin and Lady Buckley and Malahide Court 32

V The Visitor 40

VI The Child 49

VII Messenger of Fate 57

VIII The Whiteoaks Ride Out 60

IX Meg 69

X Retirement 83

XI Slighted Love and Light o'Love 89

XII The Return 110

XIII Family Pleasures 115

XIV Peace in Thy Palaces 125

XV Maurice and Renny 138

XVI An Exchange of Presents 142

XVII Recitation 147

XVIII Garden Party 153

XIX A Variety of Scenes 164

XX An Old Coat and an Old Mare 175

XXI A Horse to Ride 183

XXII Rivals 189

XXIII Woodland Quartette 200

XXIV The Same Day 206

XXV Boney 220

XXVI Tenting Tonight 225

XXVII The Horse Show 234

XXVIII Designs of Youth 239

XXIX Swan Song 244

XXX The Engagement Ring 251

XXXI The Last of Malahide 260

XXXII Winter Comes 272

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