The Bent Twig


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(4.9 stars; 15 reviews)

Semi-autobiographical series of incidents in the life of an intellectual American family in the late 19th - early 20th Century as seen by favored daughter, Sylvia Marshall. Her father is an economics professor in a Midwestern state university and she is following in his inquisitive footsteps. Canfield writes this in a matter-of-fact manner with Tarkingtonesque good humor. ( Summary by BellonaTimes ) (18 hr 14 min)

Chapters

I Sylvia's Home 21:47 Read by Bellona Times
II The Marshall's Friends 33:07 Read by Bellona Times
III Brother And Sister 26:16 Read by Bellona Times
IV Every One's Opinion Of Every One Else 14:00 Read by Bellona Times
V Something About Husbands 18:43 Read by Bellona Times
VI The Sights Of La Chance 36:24 Read by Bellona Times
VII "We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident..." 50:51 Read by Bellona Times
VIII Sabotage 26:47 Read by Bellona Times
IX The End Of Childhood 23:31 Read by Bellona Times
X Sylvia's First Glimpse Of Modern Civilization 21:18 Read by Bellona Times
XI Arnold's Future Is Casually Decided 17:33 Read by Bellona Times
XII One Man's Meat 16:10 Read by Bellona Times
XIII An Instrument In Tune 14:33 Read by Bellona Times
XIV Higher Education 18:55 Read by Bellona Times
XV Mrs. Draper Blows The Coals 27:05 Read by Bellona Times
XVI Playing With Matches 32:03 Read by Bellona Times
XVII Mrs. Marshall Sticks To Her Principles 30:02 Read by Bellona Times
XVIII Sylvia Skates Merrily On Thin Ice 29:47 Read by Bellona Times
XIX As A Bird Out Of A Snare 24:59 Read by Bellona Times
XX "Blow, Wind; Swell, Billow; And Swim, Bark!" 34:52 Read by Bellona Times
XXI Some Years During Which Nothing Happens 9:09 Read by Bellona Times
XXII A Grateful Carthaginian 27:25 Read by Bellona Times
XXIII More Talk Between Young Moderns 26:45 Read by Bellona Times
XXIV Another Brand Of Modern Talk 28:13 Read by Bellona Times
XXV Nothing In The Least Modern 24:13 Read by Bellona Times
XXVI Molly In Her Element 39:02 Read by Bellona Times
XXVII Between Windward And Hemlock Mountains 25:29 Read by Bellona Times
XXVIII Sylvia Asks Herself "Why Not?" 22:36 Read by Bellona Times
XXIX A Hypothetical Livelihood 26:50 Read by Bellona Times
XXX Arnold Continues To Dodge The Renaissance 18:21 Read by Bellona Times
XXXI Sylvia Meets With Pity 30:07 Read by Bellona Times
XXXII Much Ado 24:36 Read by Bellona Times
XXXIII "Whom God Hath Joined..." 13:33 Read by Bellona Times
XXXIV Sylvia Tells The Truth 33:21 Read by Bellona Times
XXXV "A Milestone Passed, The Road Seems Clear" 18:29 Read by Bellona Times
XXXVI The Road Is Not So Clear 19:15 Read by Bellona Times
XXXVII "... _His wife and children perceiving it 20:24 Read by Bellona Times
XXXVIII Sylvia Comes To The Wicket Gate 20:50 Read by Bellona Times
XXXIX Sylvia Drifts With The Majority 32:06 Read by Bellona Times
XL A Call From Home 20:20 Read by Bellona Times
XLI Home Again 18:51 Read by Bellona Times
XLII "_Strange that we creatures of the petty ways 6:51 Read by Bellona Times
XLIII "_Call now; is there any that will answer thee_?" 14:31 Read by Bellona Times
XLIV "_A bruised reed will He not break 8:33 Read by Bellona Times
XLV "_That our soul may swim 11:21 Read by Bellona Times
XLVI A Long Talk With Arnold 29:50 Read by Bellona Times
XLVII "...And All The Trumpets Sounded!" 4:18 Read by Bellona Times