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White Jenna

(1989)
(The second book in the Books of the Great Alta series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Publisher's Weekly
This sequel to Sister Light, Sister Dark follows Jenna into adulthood as she reluctantly fulfills the prophesy naming her the Anna, the warrior queen who will lead her people out of oppression. In the land of the Dales, conquered by the patriarchial Garunians, women living in communities known as Hames train girls to be warriors. They are able to call up their dark sisters, shadow souls who appear in the flesh with the moon or firelight to fight and work and love as their light sisters do. Jenna and two companions--Petra, a priestess in training, and Catrona, a warrior, plan to warn the other Hames of the danger from the usurping Lord Kalas. The small band joins up with the deposed king and his brother, Jenna's love Carum, whom she had rescued years before. The king uses Jenna to gain a greater following, but they are still too few. Yolen weaves a magical tale with wry, true-to-life observation, poetry and a touch of wit.

Genre: Fantasy

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Used availability for Jane Yolen's White Jenna

Hardback Editions

January 2004 : USA Library Binding
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Title: White Jenna (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Jane Yolen
ISBN: 0-613-74859-X / 978-0-613-74859-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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September 1989 : USA Hardback

Title: White Jenna
Author(s): Jane Yolen
ISBN: 0-312-93195-6 / 978-0-312-93195-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2004 : USA Paperback

Title: White Jenna (Great Alta Saga)
Author(s): Jane Yolen
ISBN: 0-606-31154-8 / 978-0-606-31154-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: White Jenna: Book Two of the Great Alta Saga
Author(s): Jane Yolen
ISBN: 0-7653-4358-4 / 978-0-7653-4358-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Teen
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September 1991 : USA Paperback

Title: White Jenna
Author(s): Jane Yolen
ISBN: 0-8125-1840-3 / 978-0-8125-1840-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tom Doherty Assoc Llc
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August 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: White Jenna
Author(s): Jane Yolen
ISBN: 0-8125-0907-2 / 978-0-8125-0907-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: White Jenna (The Great Alta Saga Book 2)
Author(s): Jane Yolen
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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