A Tale for the Time Being

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A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki—shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award

“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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A Tale For The Time Being


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Author by : Ruth Ozeki
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-03-12
Publisher by : Penguin

A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki—shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the

A Tale For The Time Being


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Author by : Ruth Ozeki
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-03-07
Publisher by : Text Publishing

Winner of the UK Independent Bookseller Award and the LA Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2013. Nao lives in Toky

A Tale For The Time Being


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Author by : Ruth Ozeki
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-03-11
Publisher by : Canongate Books

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013 Within the pages of this book lies the diary of a girl called Nao. R

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Author by : Ruth Ozeki
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-03-07
Publisher by : Text Publishing

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Author by : Ruth L. Ozeki
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1999
Publisher by : Pan

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Author by : Ruth Ozeki
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2016-03-01
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster

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Author by : Charles Dickens
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-02-10
Publisher by : Oxford University Press

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