The Conquest of Canaan

Booth TARKINGTON (1869 - 1946)

Small town middle America in early 1900's---Ne'er-do-well Joe Louden loves daughter of wealthy judge, from afar---leaves town, goes to law school--returns to scandalize all by defending impossible cases---wins over town. Story of small town mores, social inequity, changing times, honor and greed. Summary by Bob Rollins.

Genre(s): Published 1900 onward

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Enter Chorus Bob R
00:39:11
Play 02 A Rescue Bob R
00:20:47
Play 03 Old Hopes Bob R
00:23:35
Play 04 The Disaster Bob R
00:25:16
Play 05 Beaver Beach Bob R
00:16:10
Play 06 Ye'll /tak'--- Bob R
00:16:06
Play 07 Give a Dog-- Bob R
00:14:57
Play 08 A Bad Penny-- Bob R
00:21:54
Play 09 Outer Darkness Bob R
00:26:58
Play 10 The Tryst Bob R
00:20:11
Play 11 When Half-Gods Go Bob R
00:26:03
Play 12 To Remain on the Field--- Bob R
00:15:34
Play 13 TheWatcher and The Warden Bob R
00:36:41
Play 14 White Roses at a Law-0ffice Bob R
00:32:46
Play 15 Happy Fear Gives Himself Up Bob R
00:21:16
Play 16 The Two Canaans Bob R
00:10:47
Play 17 Mr. Sheehan's Hints Bob R
00:18:40
Play 18 Heat of the Day Bob R
00:25:54
Play 19 Eskew Arp Bob R
00:12:13
Play 20 Three Are Enlisted Bob R
00:18:46
Play 21 Norbert Waits for Joe Bob R
00:11:14
Play 22 Mr. Sheehan Speaks Bob R
00:13:57
Play 23 Joe Walks Bob R
00:28:02
Play 24 Martin Pike Keeps Bob R
00:22:59
Play 25 Jury Comes In Bob R
00:19:13
Play 26 Ancient of Days Bob R
00:16:02