Snow Falling on Cedars - Study Guide Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 18 Summary

The story returns to Lew Fielding's chambers on September 17, 1954. Art Moran asks Lew Fielding for a search warrant for Kabuo's boat and he lists off the evidence showing that Kabuo may have killed Carl Heine. Though Judge Fielding is not altogether convinced of the case, he grants the search warrant.

At the docks, Kabuo is cleaning his boat in preparation for another night of fishing as Art and Abel arrive to serve the search warrant. After a thorough search of Kabuo's craft, they eventually come across the fishing gaff with Carl Heine's blood on it. Though Kabuo says that the blood there is from a fish, Art doesn't believe him and he arrests Kabuo for suspicion of killing Carl Heine Jr.

Chapter 18 Analysis

Though Judge Lew Fielding is not convinced of Kabuo's guilt in the death of Carl Heine, he still grants the search warrant. However, his...

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