Snow Falling on Cedars - Study Guide Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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March 29, 1942 arrives and the Japanese families on the island are shipped off to Manzanar. Arriving at the camp, it is, of course, terrible. Dust gets into all the food, the latrines are filthy and people get sick from their typhoid shots. As well, the rooms are cramped and there is no privacy. Overall, everyone is miserable, including the Imada family.

After several days in the camp, a letter from San Piedro arrives, addressed to Hatsue. However, her sister Sumiko sees the envelope and, eager for news from home, she rips open the envelope and reads the contents. But, instead of a letter about home, it is actually a love letter to Hatsue from Ishmael. Sumiko is shocked and surprised but, instead of handing it off to Hatsue, she shows the letter to her mother. Reading the contest, Fujiko is, of course, furious at her daughter both for...

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