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Snow Falling on Cedars

  • 345 Pages
  • 2.90 MB
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  • English
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Harcourt Brace & Company , New York, USA
Japanese Americans -- Fiction, Trials (Murder) -- Fiction, Journalists -- Fiction, Washington (State) -- Fi

Places

Washington (S

StatementDavid Guterson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.U846 S65 1994
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationx, 345 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1083838M
ISBN 100151001006
ISBN 139780151001002
LC Control Number94007535

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Published inand set inSnow Falling on Cedars is an atmospheric novel with a strong sense of place. It is set on San Piedro, a fictional island off the coast of the state of Washington.

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The story line of Kabuo's trial is the only one in Snow Falling on Cedars that is told in chronological order. Early testimony by the sheriff and his deputy provides the facts in the case: They were called to investigate the drifting of the Susan Marie, Carl's boat, and they found his body in his own fishing nets.

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SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS By David Guterson. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company. $ IN Marchjust before the Japanese residents of San Piedro Island in Puget Sound are herded.

As in Dante's poem, the protagonist of Snow Falling on Cedars finds himself far afield from his original life path. Instead of marrying Hatsue and living happily ever after, which is what he had hoped to do, Hatsue is forced to leave San Piedro once the U.S.

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But in a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the. Snow Falling on Cedars David Guterson, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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Snow Falling on Cedars is Guterson's most famous work; it has won the Pen/Faulkner Award and was an American Booksellers Book of the Year Nominee/5(16). Evocative and beautifully written, Snow Falling on Cedars won the PEN/Faulkner Award. From Library Journal Japanese American Kabuo Miyomoto is arrested in for the murder of a fellow fisherman, Carl Heine/5().

Read Snow Falling on Cedars eBook onlie. The book is wrote by David Guterson. About Snow Falling on Cedars. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies.

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By setting his novel in the fifties, Guterson permits himself to skirt the self-referential tropes, the knowing ironies, the supremacy of desire over personal morality.