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The Resource A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki

A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki

Label
A tale for the time being
Title
A tale for the time being
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Ozeki
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be." 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 first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace--and will touch lives in 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 humor 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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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ozeki, Ruth L
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Buddhist nuns
  • Women authors
Label
A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn796756004
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9780670026630
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012039878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670026630
  • (OCoLC)796756004
  • (Sirsi) b13116010
Label
A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn796756004
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9780670026630
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012039878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670026630
  • (OCoLC)796756004
  • (Sirsi) b13116010

Library Locations

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