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Snow falling on cedars

Auteur : David Guterson
Éditeur : New York : Vintage Books, 1995.
Collection : Vintage contemporaries.
Édition/format :   Print book : Fiction : Anglais : 1st Vintage contemporaries edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
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. 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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Legal stories
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Guterson, David.
Snow falling on cedars.
New York : Vintage Books, 1995
(OCoLC)645863831
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : David Guterson
ISBN : 067976402X 9780679764021
Numéro OCLC : 32167372
Description : xiii, 460 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
Titre de collection : Vintage contemporaries.
Responsabilité : David Guterson.
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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. 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 the fields of ripe strawberries--memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and the Japanese girl who grew up to become Kabuo's wife; memories of land desired, paid for, and lost. Above all, San Piedro is haunted by the memory of what happened to its Japanese residents during World War II, when an entire community was sent into exile while its neighbors watched. Gripping, tragic, and densely atmospheric, Snow Falling on Cedars is a masterpiece of suspense-- one that leaves us shaken and changed. Haunting. A whodunit complete with courtroom maneuvering and surprising turns of evidence and at the same time a mystery, something altogether richer and deeper.

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