Snow Falling on Cedars
From Library Staff
Set in 1954 in the shadow of World War II, Snow Falling on Cedars is a beautifully crafted courtroom drama, love story, and war novel, illuminating the psychology of a community, the ambiguities of justice, the racism that persists even between neighbors, and the necessity of individual moral act... Read More »
"Presents a tense courtroom drama, a poignant love story, and a haunting reflection on the delicate balance between the mind and heart."
A bonus title set in the Pacific Northwest: David Guterson's prose is lyrical and elegiac, his settings are vivid, and his characters are richly layered. These are complex stories which force the reader to contemplate moral issues while the plot maintains a compelling pace. Snow Falling on Cedar... Read More »