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The Resource A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki

A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki

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A tale for the time being
Title
A tale for the time being
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Ozeki
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore of her beach home. Within it lies a diary that expresses the hopes and dreams of a young girl. She suspects it might have arrived on a drift of debris from the 2011 tsunami. With every turn of the page, she is sucked deeper into an enchanting mystery.
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Ozeki, Ruth L
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.Z45
Literary form
novels
Summary expansion
Stunning Limited Edition hardback with hand-crafted Nepalese binding and beautifully designed full-colour endpapersShortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013'Hi! My name is Nao, and I am a time being. Do you know what a time being is? Well, if you give me a moment, I will tell you.'Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore of her beach home. Within it lies a diary that expresses the hopes and dreams of a young girl. She suspects it might have arrived on a drift of debris from the 2011 tsunami. With every turn of the page, she is sucked deeper into an enchanting mystery. In a small cafe in Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao Yasutani is navigating the challenges thrown up by modern life. In the face of cyberbullying, the mysteries of a 104-year-old Buddhist nun and great-grandmother, and the joy and heartbreak of family, Nao is trying to find her own place - and voice - through a diary she hopes will find a reader and friend who finally understands her. Weaving across continents and decades, and exploring the relationship between reader and writer, fact and fiction, A Tale for the Time Being is an extraordinary novel about our shared humanity and the search for home
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A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki
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Originally published: New York: Viking, 2013
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781471254154
Extent
656 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471254154
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Viking, 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781471254154
Extent
656 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471254154
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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