“Snow Falling on Cedars” by David Guterson
During World War II, many Japanese residents of the United States were sent to internment camps. In Snow Falling on Cedars, it is 1954 and these memories, and tensions, are still fresh. So when a local fisherman is found dead, and a Japanese American made is charged with his murder, there is a lot of controversy and accusations flying in this small community in Puget Sound. And it is about a love affair between a white boy and a Japanese girl. Published 1994.
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