The man to whom Etta Heine sold Carl Sr.’s strawberry fields—including the Miyamoto family’s share of seven acres—after the war. Ole doesn’t seem to have much against Japanese people, but he’s not sure what to do when Kabuo Miyamoto comes to him after the war explaining that Etta Heine had essentially stolen his family’s land away from them when they were forced to relocate during the war. He testifies in Kabuo’s trial.
Ole Jurgensen Character Timeline in Snow Falling on Cedars
The timeline below shows where the character Ole Jurgensen appears in Snow Falling on Cedars. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Miyamotos didn’t meet their payments, so she saw no problem with selling the land to Ole Jurgensen after her husband’s death. Kabuo, she believed, had been bitter ever since the sale,... (full context)
...been very interested. Nels directs her attention to September 7, when Kabuo had gone to Ole’s to ask about the land. Hatsue remembers this day. Hatsue recalls her husband had returned... (full context)
...murder, step by step, emphasizing how patiently and carefully Kabuo orchestrated the event. Enraged by Ole’s decision to sell the strawberry fields to Carl, Kabuo decided to take matters into his... (full context)