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Snow falling on cedars

Author: David Guterson
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than a man's guilt. For on San Pedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar trees and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legal stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Guterson
ISBN: 0151001006 9780151001002 067976402X 9780679764021
OCLC Number: 244139179
Description: x, 345 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: David Guterson.

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A powerful tale of the Pacific Northwest in the 1950s, reminiscent of To Kill a Mockingbird. Courtroom drama, love story, and war novel, this is the epic tale of a young Japanese-American and the man  Read more...

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"Compelling . . . heart-stopping. Finely wrought, flawlessly written."-the New York Times Book Review "Luminous . . . a beautifully assured and full-bodied novel [that] becomes a tender examination Read more...

 
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