Study Guide

Snow Falling on Cedars Chapter 11

By David Guterson

Chapter 11

  • The noon recess has been called, and Kabuo is eating lunch in his cell. He's remembering the war and reflecting on the trial. He recalls the first time Nels, his attorney, came to visit him in jail. They had played chess.
  • He also remembers how his romance with Hatsue developed.
  • Then, he remembers training at kendo when he was a kid.