The Conquest of Canaan
by Booth Tarkington
Publisher: ManyBooks 1905
Number of pages: 237
The Conquest of Canaan is the story of social pariah Joe Louden, who as a young man is the subject of much gossip and malignment in the small Midwestern city of Canaan. After much opposition, he wins the respect of the townspeople ...
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