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Snow falling on cedars

Author: David Guterson
Publisher: Vintage Books : New York, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage contemporaries edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Guterson
ISBN: 9780679764021 067976402X
OCLC Number: 861529639
Notes: 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.
Description: xiii, 460 pages maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: David Guterson.

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