Snow Falling on Cedars

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Snow Falling on Cedars

By David Guterson

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Hardcover, 9780151001002, 368pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 1994

Description
A finely wrought, flawlessly written novel (New York Times Book Review), set on a small island in the Puget Sound, that is at various moments a courtroom drama, an interracial love story, and a war chronicle (San Francisco Chronicle). Guterson has fashioned something haunting and true (Pico Iyer, Time). Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award. A fall 1999 major motion picture.


About the Author
David Guterson's "Snow Falling on Cedars" won the PEN/Faulkner Award and the American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award, among others. He is a contributing editor at "Harper's" magazine and lives on an island in Puget Sound.


Praise For Snow Falling on Cedars

"Compelling . . . heart-stopping. Finely wrought, flawlessly written."-the New York Times Book Review "
Luminous . . . a beautifully assured and full-bodied novel [that] becomes a tender examination of fairness and forgiveness . . . Guterson has fashioned something haunting and true."-Time
"Haunting . . . A whodunit complete with courtroom maneuvering and surprising turns of evidence and at the same time a mystery, something altogether richer and deeper."-Los Angeles Times