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Snow Falling on Cedars- SIGNED FIRST EDITION

Guterson, David

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ISBN 10: 0747521085 / ISBN 13: 9780747521082
Editorial: Bloomsbury, 1995
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Fine first edition. The book is in perfect condiiton and seems unread. The dustwrapper has one closed tear to the lower corner. Signed by the author to the title As an enthusiastic collector myself I make every effort to provide a high level of service. Enquiries welcomed. Paypal accepted. N° de ref. de la librería 002148

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Título: Snow Falling on Cedars- SIGNED FIRST EDITION

Editorial: Bloomsbury

Año de publicación: 1995

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

In 1954 a fisherman is found dead in the nets of his boat, and a local Japanese-American man is charged with his murder. In the course of his trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than one man's guilt. For on San Piedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries - memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and a Japanese girl; 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 neighbours watched.

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Fighting the distrust and prejudice of his neighbors on a remote island in Puget Sound, a Japanese-American man who spent time in an internment camp during World War II, finds himself on trial for murder. The histories of the accused and the victim, both fishermen and residents of the small town of San Piedro, unfold as newspaperman Ishmael Chambers embarks on a quest for the truth. Lonely and war-scarred, Chambers strives for justice and inner strength, while coming to terms with his ill-fated love for Hatsue Miyamoto, the wife of the accused. Evocative and beautifully written, Snow Falling on Cedars won the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award.

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