• Title : A Tale for the Time Being

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  • ISBN: 0670026638

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 422 pages


A Tale for the Time Being Description

In Tokyo, sixteen year old Nao has decided there s only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates bullying, but before she ends it all, Nao plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who s lived than a century A diary is Nao s only solace and will touch lives in a ways she can scarcely imagine.Across the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami As the mystery of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the past, into Nao s drama and her unknown fate, and forward into her own future Full of Ozeki s signature humour and deeply engaged with the relationship between writer and reader, past and present, fact and fiction, quantum physics, history, and myth, A Tale for the Time Being is a brilliantly inventive, beguiling story of our shared humanity and the search for home..



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thumbnail Title: A Tale for the Time Being
Author:Ruth Ozeki
ISBN :0670026638
ranting: 3.5
Reviewer: 3138 Reviews
Description: In Tokyo, sixteen year old Nao has decided there s only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates bullying, but before she ends it all, Nao plans to document the life of her great grand

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