Snow Falling on Cedars

by David Guterson | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1408806762 Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 1/2/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Saturday, January 02, 2021
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, 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.

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