Snow Falling on Cedars - Chapter 22 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 22 Summary

In a fortunate twist of events, Susan Marie Heine is Hooks' last witness and the prosecution rests. So, the judge calls for a recess and everyone leaves the courtroom, including Ishmael.

After a running a few errands and taking pictures of the storm damage, Ishmael returns to the courtroom to learn that Judge Fielding has suspended until tomorrow due to the power problems. So, with nothing to report in the courtroom, Ishmael drives his DeSoto toward his mother's house and happens upon Hisao Imada and Hatsue as they are trying to get their car out of a ditch. Since this happy accident will allow him to talk to Hatsue again, Ishmael offers them a ride.

In the car on the way to the Imadas', Hatsue suddenly blurts out that Ishmael should report that the trial is unfair because the sergeant's testimony was unfair, and there should not...

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