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A Tale for the Time Being

A Tale for the Time Being( )
Author: Ozeki, Ruth
ISBN:978-1-925498-95-0
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $23.99
Book Description:

Nao lives in Tokyo. She is sixteen, and has decided to write a diary before she kills herself. She has plenty of material - school bullies, depressed parents - but she particularly wants to chronicle the life of her great-grandmother, Jiko, a Buddhist nun. Eventually, Nao thinks, her diary will find its reader. Ruth lives with her husband on the Pacific coast of Canada. A few months after the 2010 tsunami, she finds a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore. It...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Women
Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.6 x 2.8 cm
Book Weight:0.346 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ozeki, Ruth (Author)
Ruth Ozeki received degrees in English literature and Asian studies from Smith College. She is a novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her first novel, My Year of Meats, was published in 1998. Her other novels include All Over Creation and A Tale for the Time-Being, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Her documentary and dramatic independent films, including Body of Correspondence and Halving the Bones, have been shown on PBS and at the Sundance Film Festival.

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