don't know much about called Snow Falling on Cedars. But he wrote this
book which I was interested in certain parts of it, such as his ideal of wanting
to commit suicide, a drifter who gave him some help on lessening the pain,
and when he talked about his pass of when he was recruited from Camp Hale.
This was a good book in my opinion.
This book was set in the season of fall and it was around 1997. In the
book he talked of his past when he was a little kid with his dad and when he
was growing up meeting his wife. The area was a country type place in a rich
apple growing region. In the state of Washington were he goes to many
mountains in the surrounding area. This was the setting of the book.
There were many characters in this book. The main character of this
book was Ben Givens a seventy- three year old retired heart surgeon. The
whole story was set around him. Then there was his family which he talked
about, Rachel who was his wife which who had pass away before him, Renee
his daughter, Chris his grandson, Emma his granddaughter, Aidan his brother,
and Wright Givens his father. Also he had two hunting dogs which were
brow and white Brittanies named Rex and Tristan. On his hunting trip were
he had planned
on committing suicide he had met many people. A young
couple who really get along with each other, a drifter who gave him some
marijuana to ease the pain of his cancer, a veterinarian, a rancher and a
The summary of this story starts when Ben wakes up from another
night of suffering from colon cancer. This day he had planned on his hunting
trip that would ease his suffering. He had everything ready in the morning
and he made it seem like he was just going on a hunting trip. Right when he
starts his journey he gets into a car wreck destroying his car. But he is picked
up by a couple that takes him to place that Ben thinks he can... [continues]
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