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A Tale for the Time Being (Chinese Edition)

Ruth Ozeki

ISBN 10: 7533942493 / ISBN 13: 9787533942496
Published by Zhejiang Publishing House of literature and Art, 2015
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: A Tale for the Time Being (Chinese Edition)

Publisher: Zhejiang Publishing House of literature and Art

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1st - may be Reissue.

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Atime 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 solaceand 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 lunchboxpossibly 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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